Docs Who Cut Back #6: Dawn Baker, MD / Practice Balance

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1. What is your specialty? Anesthesiology 1a. How many years of residency/fellowship did you complete? 4 years of residency 1b. How old were you when you began to cut back? I started working 0.75 FTE straight out of residency (I was 37). After my daughter was born, I cut back to 0.5 FTE at age 42. 1c. How many years …

Docs Who Cut Back #3: Xrayvsn

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Xrayvsn is a radiologist practicing in the Southeastern U.S.  He’s a kindred spirit who factored lifestyle considerations into choosing his optimal job. His posts are notable for their candor and vulnerability; reading his personal account of divorce will leave you raw and grateful. He’s also created terrific series interviewing fellow bloggers (The X-ray Beam), assessing whether physicians can afford items …

Look Ma, I Have A Guest Post On Freedom Is Groovy!

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I believe it was the ancient Greek philosopher Whodini who famously posited: Friends – how many of us have them? My greatest return on investment to date as a finance blogger has been developing friendships within the finance freaks-and-geeks diaspora. When two or more consenting adult bloggers like each other very much, the big famous household name blogger offers to …