These “soft skills” can be the hardest to master.
Questions you should ask yourself as you think about the future for yourself and your practice.
Your practice may have a routine, but does it operate like a well-oiled machine?
Information is certainly not going to slow down, so doctors should come up with a plan to keep up so they are ready to have informed conversations with patients.
A career as a physician comes with many challenges and hardships, so it's important to know who to turn to when you feel less than satisfied with your work.
Patient care may be the most common career path for physicians, but it isn't the only one out there.
More patients are recording their visits at the doctor’s office, sometimes without permission.
Be aware that the way you present medical information to your patients has a strong influence on their risk perception and, ultimately, their decisions regarding treatment.