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Tips for Moonlighting in Residency: Making Extra Cash

moonlighting in residency

As a PGY-4 in my anesthesiology residency, I easily doubled my salary by moonlighting in residency. Many opportunities exist for moonlighting, and the pay usually ranges from $60/hour to $150/hour depending on the nature of the call.  Today, let’s hammer out the details of moonlighting in residency and discuss some helpful tips for moonlighting to … Read more

The Physician Philosopher Book: Get a Free Copy

The Physician Philosopher Book

The Physician Philosopher Book publishes soon! Come find out how to snag a free copy. I want this book to be helpful for as many people as possible. So, share the details with your friends, too. Oh, and you won’t believe who is writing the foreword!

The REPAYE Loop Hole & 4 REPAYE Hacks

REPAYE Loop Hole

Making the most of your student loan situation is paramount to financial success. For this reason, this is a must read post if you are a medical student, resident, or academic attending. Come check it out as we discuss the REPAYE loop hole and 4 REPAYE hacks that will help you make the most of this great program.

Residents & Fellows: Don’t Miss This Key Step Before You Graduate!

Disability Insurance

As many of you know, I had a really rough experience with an insurance salesman. I now can not get personal disability insurance because of that. Because of that, I want you to know more about it than I did. No better time to learn than right before graduation! Come take a peek.

The day my professional identity tasted like Humble Pie

making humble pie

Right then, I realized I had made a big mistake by not taking a stand on this one, and not even realizing I should have… I deserved what was coming… my resident read me the riot act.  “You know that not having your professional identity recognized is one of the biggest causes of burnout, right…” 

Imposter Syndrome, Duning-Kruger Effect, and Attending Land Mines

doubting cherubim

Have you ever felt that impending doom of being seen as a failure?  If you have any humility about yourself, the answer is probably yes.  It’s called “imposter syndrome.”  The prescription?  Avoid the Duning-Kruger effect. Want to know what that is and how to avoid it?  Just keep reading.

What You Need to Know about Refinancing Student Loans

refinance student loans

When I was in residency, residency refinancing companies did not exist. If you read part 1 of this series or are considering private refinancing options, then this post will help you pick the best company for you.