Physicians Behind the Times: Why Don’t More Doctors Hire Coaches?

The benefits of coaching have long been shown in research, yet is widely underused in the physician community.  For decades, executive coaching has been used in the corporate world for executives, and their teams to increase efficiency and performance. Business and marketing coaching frequently used by small business professionals helps grow and expand their business. Wellness and life coaching is frequently used by individuals to improve balance and well-being.  Relationship coaching has been even used to create better relationships and dating experience.  Given its wide use and application in a variety of industries, how is it that coaching is just ......
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Crunchy Asian Ramen Noodle Salad

  This updated modern take recipe takes just minutes to make, and is sweet, savory, and so good! If you're doing a potluck, this is a must bring! Enjoy!! Prep time: 10 min | Total time: 10 min Ingredients [For the Salad] 1 (16-ounce) bag coleslaw mix2 (3-ounce) packages of ramen noodles, crumbled (you will not use the seasoning packet)1 cup shelled and cooked edamame1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced1 mango, peeled, pitted, and julienned/diced½ cup thinly-sliced almonds½ cup thinly-sliced green onions (scallions)Asian honey vinaigrette [For the Vinaigrette] 2/3 cup vegetable oil (or any cooking oil)1/3 cup honey (or agave, to make th......
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Racial Bias Amongst Physicians: Why All Lives Don’t Matter Even in Medicine

  The movement of Black Lives Matter has brought the discussion of racial bias and discrimination to many communities including the medical community.  The impact of implicit racial bias is just beginning to be recognized, with new studies surfacing looking at its effects on the quality of patient care.  However, what’s not being discussed and perhaps even overlooked is the impact of racial bias towards physicians of color.  What’s even more disappointing is while the effects of gender bias on burnout is gaining increasing awareness and attention, there is virtually no current research looking at the impact of racial bias on p......
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Thai Curly Coconut Curry Noodles

This recipe takes 10 minutes to put together with a few pantry staples and fresh veggies. It will quickly become a household favorite! Give yourself a reason to stock your cupboard with curly noodles – you won’t be disappointed. Enjoy! Prep time: 5 min | Cook time: 5 min | Total time: 10 min Serves: 4 Ingredients 2.5 cups low sodium vegetable broth13.5-ounce can organic coconut milk1.5 tsp curry powder1.5 tsp Asian garlic chili sauce5-ounce package Asian Gourmet Chuka soba curly noodles, uncooked (or any ramen)3 cups thickly sliced mixed mushrooms (Baby Bella, Shitake, etc)Salt to tasteFor garnish: Diced scallions, thin......
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Dealing With Our Humanity: How We Can Take Care of Each Other

  Yesterday I woke up to a startling realization: Like the dozens of women I treat, I will soon be entering “the change” as they call it, and I instantly was catapulted on to the other side of the exam table.  While, all the symptoms are not present, I’ve been noticing the signs, and when I reviewed the blood work that was done last week, it was clear. The “M” word is coming soon.  I’ve never been one to fight the biological clock, but yesterday I found myself in a state of frustration, fear, and sadness.  “I’m only 42.  I don’t even feel 40. I d......
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