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You can’t bake a cake in 15 minutes and you can’t see an elderly patient in 15 minutes →

Hi. My name is Ann Cordum and I’m an MD internal medicine doctor. If you are a medical student, intern, resident, practicing doctor, I am here to tell you that you no longer have to put up with abuse and you no longer have to listen to administrators that are not clinical (that have no idea what it’s like to sit with a patient) tell you how fast to see patients.

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Tired after 200 patients? You need resiliency training. →

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Dear Pamela,

I just worked 36 hours in 3 days. Stick a fork in me. Must have seen close to 200 patients [in the emergency department] and picked up a nasty head cold from one of them. My throat feels like sandpaper and my mouth feels like the bottom of a birdcage.

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How to be a happy doctor (in less than 2 minutes) →

So you wanna be a doctor to “help people.” You paid big bucks for med school. Now your life sucks. It’s not your fault.

You need 3 skill sets to be a happy doctor. Med school provides only one—the technical skills. No human skills. No business skills.

The truth is: Med school trains you to be a factory worker.

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Our message of hope for medical students & doctors →

“I know there’s a lot of you out there that are feeling disillusioned. You’re wondering why did I spend all those years in medical school and training, why am I hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt. I hate this. I hate this profession. I don’t feel like this is me.

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Discouraged? Depressed? Suicidal? Watch this. →

“I know there’s a lot of you out there that are feeling disillusioned. You’re wondering why did I spend all those years in medical school and training, why am I hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt. I hate this. I hate this profession. I don’t feel like this is me.

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