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Leaving Medicine? Top 13 Strategies To Fund Doctors’ Career Change

When it comes to considering alternative careers, for many doctors there are two main stumbling blocks. Even if you’ve got the answer to the question “What would I do instead?”, the second (possibly even bigger) obstacle is “Can I afford the transition?”. ‘Doctors and money matters’ is a complex topic, which is not discussed openly, […]

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Truth You’d Rather Not Hear About Your Career

When I was leaving Medicine, there were three types of reactions from others: (a) “Are you mad? After all those years of training? What’s wrong with you?” (b) “Mmm… I can see why… I wish I could do the same…” (c) “Amazing! Go for it!” One of the hardest things during my career transition was […]

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How to stop ticking boxes

How to stop ticking boxes – the secret revealed (part 3 of 3)

So it turned out that bringing out the best in people and helping them realise their potential was my calling all along. I had always wanted to make a difference in the world by “helping people”. My career in Medicine facilitated that to some extent, but something did not sit right with me, despite trying out multiple specialties or working within different teams.

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All boxes ticked

All boxes ticked. In search of a meaningful life (part 2 of 3)

So there I am looking through the glass of the door to the Registrar’s Room. I am about to enter to collect my bag before going home.  I hesitate. I stop. I observe curiously. It is eight o’clock on a Friday evening. Behind that door is my senior colleague, still in her theatre scrubs, sitting crossed-legged on the chair facing away from the door and staring at…

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Ticking the boxes

Being a tick in the box (part 1 of 3)

Do you remember the day when you found out you passed your finals? You are looking at the list of all those in your class who made it. You see your name…

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