As the year draws to a close, many of us reflect back and take stock of where we are, where we have been and we make plans for the future. I am not different. I want to thank you for the amazing opportunities of 2014 along with a few “lessons” to be learned. I Read More

Nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other clinicians who wish to be successful in their personal, professional, and business life understand that personal development is an essential component of success. Over the years, I’ve read and listened to my mentors discuss many strategies for success. One of the most important and consistent is planning.  Since it’s Read More

This season, the season of “Peace & Joy” around the world, has been challenged by the fear of disasters (end of the Mayan Calendar, fiscal cliff and Medicare payment reductions) and real violence, grief and sorrow. They all point to some very real work that needs to be done on several fronts – with our Read More

Many Nurse Practitioners are frustrated in their day to day work.  They feel rushed to see lots of patients.  Of course, that goes against our nature – we want to take the time to really hear our patients, to communicate with them and to really address issues that are affecting their health. Sometimes there is Read More