PMD: Why You Should NOT Treat Patients Like Family

PMD: Why You Should NOT Treat Patients Like Family

Welcome to this week's Future Proof post on Physician's Money Digest (PMD).  I want to veer off the track of talking about money today and share a story from my time as a medical student.  If anyone ever told you that you should treat your patients "like your own family," this post is for you.  As usual, read the full post at PMD.  An excerpt is provided below.

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Future Proof Shares - 9/27/2016

Future Proof Shares - 9/27/2016

We live in an amazing world of constant information, sometimes it can get overwhelming.  "Future Proof Shares" is a weekly series with the goal of selecting a few interesting pieces of media on money and medicine from around the Interwebs.  They may be old or new but will always be new to me.  This series is inspired by "The Sunday Best" by my fellow physician money blogger Physician on FIRE (PoF).  Enjoy!

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5% Credit Card Cashback Rotating Categories: October - December 2016

5% Credit Card Cashback Rotating Categories: October - December 2016

Many credit cards offer you cashback on your purchases.  Almost all cashback cards now offer you at least 1% cashback on all your purchases, only a few offers as much as 5%.  The catch is that the categories rotate every quarter and you have to opt in online.  Below are the 5% rotating categories for October to December of 2016.

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PMD: 5 Financial Milestones for Healthcare Professionals under 30

PMD: 5 Financial Milestones for Healthcare Professionals under 30

Welcome to this week's Future Proof post on Physician's Money Digest (PMD).  A large proportion of FPMD readers are medical students, residents and fellows who are at various stages in the "tunnel".  Here are what I consider the top 5 items on your financial checklist as a young professional to be better prepared for that bright light at the end.  As usual, read the full post at PMD.  An excerpt is provided below.

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Future Proof Shares - 9/20/2016

Future Proof Shares - 9/20/2016

We live in an amazing world of constant information, sometimes it can get overwhelming.  "Future Proof Shares" is a weekly series with the goal of selecting a few interesting pieces of media on money and medicine from around the Interwebs.  They may be old or new but will always be new to me.  This series is inspired by "The Sunday Best" by my fellow physician money blogger Physician on FIRE (PoF).  Enjoy!

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DEAL - iPhone 7/7 Plus Case for $1.99 after Promo Code

DEAL - iPhone 7/7 Plus Case for $1.99 after Promo Code

For those of you who just received or are still waiting on your new iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, here's a cheap clear plastic case to protect your investment - at least until you find the case of your dreams.  I imagine this one will go fast so be sure to jump on it soon.  Shipping is FREE with Amazon Prime or qualified purchases of $35 or more.

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GUEST POST: How Termination Agreements Gets Expensive

GUEST POST: How Termination Agreements Gets Expensive

According to the American Medical Group Association’s (AMGA) Physician Retention Survey, almost a third of all new physicians will switch employers within their first three years of practice. Many factors play into why physicians may leave an employer, but regardless of reason, it’s important to understand potential consequences of terminating an employment agreement as it can become extremely expensive. There are multiple factors to consider if you find yourself wanting to find a different employer.

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PMD: Birth Tourism - Should Physicians be Disciplined?

PMD: Birth Tourism - Should Physicians be Disciplined?

Welcome to this week's Future Proof post on Physician's Money Digest (PMD).  I was recently introduced to the world of "birth tourism" by a Chinese relative.  While I quickly turned down her request, it got me thinking about doctors and our roles in such a controversial issue.  As usual, read the full post at PMD.  An excerpt is provided below. 

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Future Proof Shares - 9/13/2016

Future Proof Shares - 9/13/2016

We live in an amazing world of constant information, sometimes it can get overwhelming.  "Future Proof Shares" is a weekly series with the goal of selecting a few interesting pieces of media on money and medicine from around the Interwebs.  They may be old or new but will always be new to me.  This series is inspired by "The Sunday Best" by my fellow physician money blogger Physician on FIRE (PoF).  Enjoy!

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