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Everyone’s a hero →

(Warning: I have a lifelong problem of “freaking people out” by sharing too much detail. Hang with me . . .)

When I was a little kid, I had this ritual with my dad. I’m pretty sure we were the only two people in the world that ever did this.

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14 reasons to quit residency (and why I’m staying) →

Jennifer, an intern who I hung out with at our recent physician retreat, wanted my advice about quitting her residency. I told her to send me her pros & cons. Here’s her list—14 reasons to quit (& 17 to stay) plus my thoughts below.

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Physician Retreats: Lessons learned from leading 20 retreats →

Hi I’m Pamela Wible and my dream was to be a small town family doc doing house calls and loving my patients. Yet I was funneled into all these assembly-line big-box clinics where I became depressed and suicidal. Then I did something kind of crazy for a doctor—I asked for help.

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Physician resistance, distraction & the saboteur →

Physician-Saboteur Blog1

Physician psychology 101—a series of article are brought to you by Sydney Ashland & Pamela Wible, MD.

RESISTANCE

Resistance is protective energy that often derails us before we even really get started. It can be experienced from within or without. It is an energy designed to keep us safe.

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2018 Visionary Woman in Medicine—Michelle McPherson, MD →

Many people in Currituck County don’t have a doctor.

So when local resident Michelle McPherson’s newborn daughter became deathly ill, she packed her up in the car and drove hours away for help. Once her daughter’s condition stabilized, Michelle decided to fix the doctor shortage in her North Carolina hometown.

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