Every once and a while one of the doctors giving a lecture adds in some practical advice.
At the end of a lecture on the physiology of pregnancy, our teacher shared some of road that got him to where he is today, which included lots of travel and some twists and turns. He spontaneously, but beautifully, encouraged us with these words:
Carve out time to disappear.
I love that. His words are particularly relevant given that I’ve been sharing some thoughts about balancing a career in medicine recently. Being a physician can be a demanding and consuming career, and you have to consciously choose to take time out for the other important aspects of life.
Have a wonderful day, friends!