Rank #1: Are you an employee, a business owner, or an entrepreneur?
Hate your job? You may be in the right profession, but in the wrong position for your personality. Want to love your life and career? Step one: discover whether you are an employee, a business owner, or an entrepreneur. Here’s how to figure it out.
Rank #2: Physician Suicide Letters—Answered (FREE Audiobook)
This FREE audiobook (the unabridged recording of Physician Suicide Letters—Answered by Pamela Wible, M.D.) is read by the author and is dedicated to all medical students, to every child who has ever dreamed of being a doctor, and to all those who have lost their lives in pursuit of healing others. PLEASE SHARE WIDELY. You may save a life.
Rank #3: “Unprofessional”—how one word is used to censor, harass, and intimidate doctors
Doctors are being reprimanded and punished for crying when patients die, praying with patients, having anxiety, depression, or even a migraine; inquiring why a doctor was fired (who then died by suicide), being too nice to “replaceable” staff and more . . .
Rank #4: Should I pay & should I go to medical school?
How to know if medical school is the right path for you. Plus free session with mentors Dr. Pamela Wible and Daniel Herzberg who can help you figure out what to do next.
Rank #5: What depressed doctors do (when nobody's looking)
What do depressed doctors do? They have affairs, drink alcohol, smoke pot, steal prescriptions, binge-eat crap, scream, suffer silently, exercise obsessively, and die by suicide. Here's why.
Rank #6: Why wellness programs won't work
Wellness is defined as the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal. Here’s the problem: actively pursued sounds like work. Wellness is too controlled, measured, and almost forced upon us. Who’s really excited to join a “wellness committee” this week?
Rank #7: Is your doctor worth more than a plumber?
What’s it worth to have 11+ years of training and 200K student loans? Where does all that delayed gratification and self-sacrifice lead? Some urgent care jobs pay docs $75/hour meanwhile patients want to see doctors for a $20 copay. Is that all we’re worth?
Rank #8: Top 10 lies doctors tell themselves
Here's how doctors routinely undermine their capacity to help their patients—and themselves.
Rank #9: Should I go to a brand-name medical school?
Is it worth it to attend a brand-name medical school? Here's why I chose a less-prestigious school and why I love my decision.
Rank #10: How to stop pimping at your medical school
Pimping is a dangerous “teaching” technique in which a student is publicly interrogated with rapid-fire questions (often about obscure medical minutiae). Here's how to stop it.
Rank #11: Finding your bliss—beating physician "burnout"
Wildest keynote! Singing and dancing across stage with 4000 doctors in Las Vegas. Rowdiest audience EVER! Interrupted by clapping 13 times and laughing all the way through! 100% funnest talk I’ve ever delivered. ENJOY . . . and the quick 3-minute colonic cleanse for "burnout" is revealed!
Rank #12: AMSA Keynote with Dr. Pamela Wible, Robyn Symon, John Dietl
March 10, 2018 keynote address to the American Medical Student Association discussing the Do No Harm documentary. Delivered by Dr. Pamela Wible, Robyn Symon, John Dietl with poignant Q/A with premedical and medical students.
Rank #13: Physician PTSD—Are you a victim?
Dr. Pamela Wible and Sydney Ashland discuss the top 5 factors that lead to physician PTSD, a common yet underreported condition among medical doctors.
Rank #14: 1103 doctor suicides and 13 reasons why
Dr. Wible reviews 13 case studies from her suicide registry with more than 1100 doctor suicides—and offers solutions to our physician suicide epidemic.
Rank #15: Maintaining your sense of self during medical training & beyond
Dr. Pamela Wible and Sydney Ashland share the top 5 ways to maintain your sense of self in medical training & beyond.
Rank #16: Doctor Suicide Crazy Socks Day is June 1
After losing 3 doctors to suicide from one building—Mount Sinai sent out a mass email on May 30th asking their staff to “consider wearing odd socks” on June 1 to support “International Physician Mental Awareness Day” along with an image of a resident face palming with pugs on left pink sock and bananas riding skateboards on right turquoise sock. Could #CrazySocks4Docs, a campaign started by an Australian cardiologist, actually prevent doctor suicide? Or is this a distraction and diversion?
Rank #17: Why are male anesthesiologists dying by suicide?
The shocking reasons we are losing so many skilled physicians to suicide—inside our hospitals—and how to prevent the next one.
Rank #18: Doctor earns more as dog walker
Today I realized that if I become a dog walker and charge $25/hour and walk 5 dogs per day I would make my equivalent salary with a lot less hassles. I'm seriously considering this as a career move. I could be the most over-qualified dog walker out there with a bachelors, masters, doctorate and specialty certification!
Rank #19: Need a mentor? Here's how to find one.
The right mentor will help you manifest your goals in record time. The wrong mentor may undermine your best laid plans. An antimentor is a person you’d never want to become. Beware of antimentors and wrong mentors disguised as the right mentors.
Rank #20: A Valentine's plea for doctors
For all of you hard-core docs who put everyone’s needs ahead of your own, please stop the self-abuse. Love yourself first.