Fly long enough and eventually you will hear the flight attendant over the plane PA system announce mid-flight, “if there is a doctor on board please press your call light.” [if you don’t believe me, just ask OB Doctor Mom]. As an eager pre-medical student a few (ok, many) years ago, I thought this would… More “MacGyver the friendly skies”: what’s in a commercial airline medical kit
So, you’re a physician with a love of travel…awesome! One week of your salary can allow you to travel just about anywhere in the world (one way in coach, at least)…double awesome! But, as you are acutely aware, there is a catch…a big one. As a full-time doc how do you possibly get the time… More The Physician Travel Dilemma: Finding Time to Travel
As physicians we face a unique dilemma when we travel. We want to be present for our spouse and kids, fully enjoy the vacation, and have a chance to relax and unwind. On the other hand, on practice is still carrying on back home. Although we always have physician coverage for patient issues, there are… More Disconnecting on Vacation
The sudden realization that your child is seriously injured or ill is the worst feeling one can imagine
Travel is one of our passions. Spending time in unique places, trying new foods, and meeting different people is enjoyable and exciting. We are also passionate about our jobs as Otolaryngologists. Humanitarian trips allow us to combine both of these loves.