The journey to become a physician is long and often times immovable. Medical students choose residencies that are up to 7 years long, and changing them is no small undertaking. And after graduating from a residency, changing specialties often requires doing an entire new residency, so most doctors just stay in their original specialty, no matter how unfulfilled they may be feeling.
But not this week’s guest, Dr. Amy Killen. Amy found a creative solution to dissatisfaction with her life in the ER, and her story should give hope to all doctors whose specialties no longer fit their lives.
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