2017 Update on the Cost of an American Medical Education

2017 Update on the Cost of an American Medical Education

One of the urgent issues facing medicine today is the prevention of physician burnout and depression. There are many factors that contribute to physician burnout and to tackle them all would be impossible in a brief blog post. However, I agree with STAT News that an important contributor to tackle is debt and financial stress.  Let's review the cost of medical education in America.

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Future Proof Docs - Passive Income MD

Future Proof Docs - Passive Income MD

Welcome to another installment in the Future Proof Docs series. As a reminder, this is a series of posts highlighting physicians who excel at something outside of medicine and care enough to share their passions with us.  Today I want to introduce Passive Income MD - an anesthesiologist who enjoys blogging about the best type of income - passive. I hope you will enjoy this Q&A.

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Future Proof Shares - 11/14/17

Future Proof Shares - 11/14/17

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 5 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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Top 10 Sites to Save Money on Interview Travel

Top 10 Sites to Save Money on Interview Travel

Well it's that time of the year again! Many FPMD readers are now jetting across the country in search of their perfect residency or fellowship position.  Last year I wrote a post about Money Saving Tips for Interview Season. Instead of rewriting the same post over and over again each year, I want to put together this "evergreen" article so new readers won't have to dig through the archives. This will be nested under the "TOP 10" menu in the navigation bar.  Here are my top 10 sites to save money on interview travel.

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DEAL: FPMD Curated 2017 Black Friday Deals - Best Buy

DEAL: FPMD Curated 2017 Black Friday Deals - Best Buy

As we inch toward the holidays, you are going to get bombarded by different retailers with their best Black Friday specials.  Most should be "leaking" their Black Friday ads within the next week. I hope to give you a helping hand by highlighting some of what I consider to be the best bargains.  Let's start with my favorite electronics retailer - Best Buy

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Future Proof Shares - FinCon 2017 Edition

Future Proof Shares - FinCon 2017 Edition

FinCon 2017 came and went. THE conference for financial bloggers, podcasters and YouTubers left a lot of memorable moments, from the Ally Bank sponsored after party to rapper DEE-1 performing his hit song "Sallie Mae Back" while surfing a crowd of money nerds. You can read more about my personal experience HERE. But there were many more bloggers that attended the 4 day bonanza.  Here are 5 selected FinCon17-centric content for your viewing pleasure...

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Future Proof Detour - SEAS 2017 and the Bright Future of Interventional Radiology

Future Proof Detour - SEAS 2017 and the Bright Future of Interventional Radiology

Welcome to another Future Proof Detour. If you are a long time FPMD reader, you already know that I chose to go into a lesser-known medical specialty - Interventional Radiology (IR).  I covered my motivations in a previous post - Why Interventional Radiology?  3 weeks ago, I attended the 2017 annual meeting of the Southeastern Angiographic Society (SEAS) in Charleston, SC and I want to share my experience with you. 

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REVIEW: #FinCon17 - What a Rush?!

REVIEW: #FinCon17 - What a Rush?!

If you are a follower of the financial blogosphere, you probably heard there's this tiny meeting going down in Dallas this week called FinCon 2017 - think of it as the Comic-Con for the money nerds who blog, podcast or vlog about finance. And by "tiny" I meant over 1,700 attendees! I will be attending for the first time and I'm very much looking forward to meeting some of my favorite financial bloggers. Stay tuned for updates...

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Future Proof Shares - 10/24/17

Future Proof Shares - 10/24/17

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 5 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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