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Showing posts from December, 2013


Happy Holidays from PracticeBalance!
It's time again to reflect on life's unordinary moments with gratitude and take stock of the upcoming year.
While 2012 was my self-proclaimed year of 5.12, 2013 for me was all about boards and babies. I am so thankful (and yet I hesitate to say lucky) to have passed the Anesthesiology boards this past spring, but the baby aspirations will have to continue into 2014. Meanwhile, I am practicing some balance this winter by:
Enjoying my job and yet setting my sights on how I can stay current in my field. All medical specialties have to complete Continuing Medical Education (CME), which can take the form of lectures, meetings, conferences, or self-study. While the requisite hours must be completed over a 10-year period (seems like forever from now), I have heard that it is easy to get behind! So far, I have only attended a sparse scattering of CME lectures. While I have looked into week-long high-credit meetings, often held in exotic locales and m…