Courage to Change: Become an Anti-Bully

This entry is inspired by Dr. Adam Harrison’s social media posts today, 11/18/22. Bullying. Belittling. Making one feel worthless, unvalued, not enough. Constantly berating & focusing on deficits rather than helping to improve & recognizing what’s done well PRIOR to pointing out potential areas needing improvement. Being made to feel as if anything & everything … More Courage to Change: Become an Anti-Bully

Choice

Power. Pain. Joy. Influence. Thought. Words are powerful. The words you choose each and every day determine what you do, how you think, feel, act, and in turn lend to how you feel, the actions you take, and experiences you create. I have to…. OR I get to… You have a choice. Each and every … More Choice

My EntreMD Story

10/2/22 I’ve been a physician for 26 years. I graduated medical school in 1996. I’ve lived through and witnessed physicians go from “respected full of autonomy leaders” to discouraged “data entry clerk providers”, brainwashed into a purposeful learned helplessness – intentionally created by healthcare’s profit hungry corporate cartel. Once respected, now belittled. Once autonomous, now … More My EntreMD Story

LOST

9/21/22 Lost. Swirling. Uncertain. What’s my purpose? Where? What? How? I’ve risen from the ashes so many times… Have started over again and again and again….. I’ve likely worked double/triple or googolplex more hours than others do in their lifetime…yet have little monetary reserves…well I did, but drained them due to a series of unfortunate … More LOST

Stronger Together

In todays world we face so many pressures.To be better.To do more, often with less, and less. Time pressures.Work pressures.Home pressures.Family pressures.Childcare pressures.Financial pressures.Health – physical & mental – pressures. We are constantly putting others first, playing catch up, tackling seemingly never ending to do lists, and the pressure builds and builds and builds until … More Stronger Together

Heart space

8/21/22 Yesterday I had the opportunity and privilege to experience a live life planning coaching session with the amazing Dr. Weili Gray. She needed a volunteer for her workshop, reached out, and me being an extroverted extrovert, of course I said yes! Win – Win! As I sit outside in the morning sunshine, sipping coffee, … More Heart space

Innovation

8/14/22 For various reasons, my family is, unknowingly, currently participating in an experiment. We have a habit of going to the grocery store whenever we crave/want certain foods. Well, this past week, I put a ban on going to the store – and I’m amazed at how innovative & creative my family has become. My … More Innovation

I Was A July 1st Intern

7/1/2022 July 1st, 1996, was my first official day as a general surgery resident at Wayne State University/DMC: Neurosurgery my first rotation. I was scrubbed in, operating with the fellow, on an anterior cervical laminectomy. He finished the majority of the case, looked me in the eye, and said, “Ok you close”, broke scrub, and … More I Was A July 1st Intern

PBM: Unmask the Villains of Healthcare’s High Costs

By Marion Mass, M.D. and Christina Dewey, M.D. Would you like to lower healthcare costs, restore quality and improve choice? Yes? Then you MUST learn about Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM). If you look on the Fortune 500 top 12 companies, you will find three companies who own PBM. Dig deeper, and you’ll discover these companies … More PBM: Unmask the Villains of Healthcare’s High Costs

I Dissent

In regards to the court’s ruling on 6/24/2022, re: overturning Roe vs Wade, I dissent. ALL MEDICAL DECISIONS are personal & private & no one outside of the direct patient:physician relationship should have any say on ANY MEDICAL DECISIONS. Attempting to insert one’s personal views, beliefs, politics, religions, thoughts, conclusions is unethical, harmful, & will … More I Dissent