This Week’s Op-(m)ed Roundup

July 16 - July 20, 2018

Jul 19, 2018 · Doximity Insider

Doximity’s Op-(m)ed features personal, educational, and entertaining medical news content written by Doximity’s very own members. Read compelling articles on a variety of topics, from general career advice to personal narratives about handling workplace situations. Read more popular medical news articles and Op-(m)ed pieces like these when you create your free account with Doximity here. Each Wednesday, we will share a roundup of the most popular Op-(m)ed stories of the week!

Here are some of the most popular Op-(m)ed pieces of this week:

Five-Point Strategy for Salary Negotiation — A Primer for Graduating Trainees

Dr. Joanne Yeh shares some advice for trainees on how to approach salary negotiations when moving into new job positions. These 5 tips can help you stay confident and informed when approaching negotiations…read the full article

Confessions of Dr. Sometimes Lazy

“Here’s the truth. And I speak only for myself, a family doctor, mom, wife, and friend. I, too, struggle with maintaining a healthy lifestyle and finding the time in my day to exercise. I, too, am sometimes just trying to make it hour to hour, day to day, week to week, through soccer carpool, dance practices, nightly dinners, grocery shopping, parent-teacher conferences, and home maintenance…continue reading

What Do You Want To Be Remembered for in Medicine?

“If we can motivate physicians to once again find value in their work, we can help prevent and treat physician burnout.

Every residency and medical school should focus on teaching its students and trainees how to set goals for where they want to be in five years, articulate how they want to contribute to their field of medicine, and set goals for how they want to be remembered by their staff, in their field, and by their patients...continue reading

The Poetry and Chaos of Organ Transplantation

“Four teams of surgeons from three hospitals rapidly descended on the body of a middle-aged man lying face up in an unfamiliar hospital’s tight-fitting operating room. By nightfall, the room was 10 surgeons and six organs emptier and this man had gifted a handful of patients with new beginnings...continue reading

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