5 Myths about Doctors Our Society Believes

Doctors are rich.   Are you kidding?   How rich do you feel when you are 36 years old, just starting your first real doctor’s job, with half a million dollar worth of student loans at 7% interest rate with

4 Reasons More Banks Should Refinance PGY’s

1.       Doctors are the least likely to default on their loans. Low risk lending. Doctors are an honest hard working bunch. The default rate of debt/liability of doctors is a fraction of that the average population. Low risk lending. This

6 $ Tips I Would Tell Dear Younger Me

I love the song Dear younger me by Mercy Me. “Dear younger me I cannot decide Do I give some speech about how to get the most out of your life Or do I go deep And try to change

Top 5 Ways Yoga Helps Make Me a Millionaire

After a decade of hardly exercising, I decided to take care of my health at last. I started a 30 day yoga challenge, doing home yoga practice with YouTube instructor the same time I started recording “30 Day Mindful Financial

3 Things Society Doesn’t Know About Doctors

A Chinese folktale goes like this,   A magnificent Buddha statute sits at the mountain top where worshipers climb 100’s of 1000’s steps of stairs to arrive at his foot and to kneel down in prayers. One day, the slab

5 Ways Good Finance Parallels Good Cooking

Having grown up on the kitchen counter while my gourmet chef mother cooks, surrounded by the aroma of her 24 hour simmer chicken broth, and her 200+ types of wines jam packed in our 1,000 square foot apartment, cooking is

5 Ways to Stay in Clinical Medicine & Be Happy

My hero and mentor recently wrote “5 Ways to Get Out of Clinical Medicine.” His article inspired me to write “5 Ways to Stay in Clinical Medicine & Be Happy.”   Even though I am radiology resident and frequently seen

3 Top Reasons Society Should Love Doctors More

  Why do we rare hear of heroic cardiothoracic surgeon saving the life of patient with AAA rupture but we hear about doctor scandals with such as a M.D. overdosing from medication or another swindling cancer patients out of their

5 Lessons a Harvard-Stanford Trained Radiologist Taught Me

I recently had to see a dear mentor off, as she leaves UA medical imaging to join her family on the East Coast. She was a gem in our program. Many people were really sad to see her leave, but

My Million Dollar Mistakes, Your Free Lessons

Top 5 Mistakes Which Made Me Money Wise Today   There’s Chinese folktale. There is temple on a mountain so high that people believe it reaches the heaven. In the temple, sits the statue of a Buddha, which took 100

How I Paid off My Student Loans at 30 as PGY1.

I hate debt with a vengeance. It all started when I was about 5 years old. I became aware of the dire financial situation my family was in. Debt collectors paid daily visits at our apartment door. I was scared

5 Myths about Doctor’s Kid(s)

Like anyone else, doctor and doctor’s wife (or doctor and doctor’s husband), their children means a whole world to them. Yes it does suck to miss lots of their milestones while you are working inhumane hours at the hospital saving

Confessions of A Sleep-a-phobic

Have you ever wonder how I worked 7 jobs while double-majoring at UC Berkeley, and manage to cook and entertain my friends at my college apartment regularly? How I worked 2 jobs as a single mom medical student? How I

5 Myths about the Dr.’s Wife (or Husband)

The 9,000+ views and counting of my recent article 5 myths about doctors our society believes made me realize that we are all interested in raising awareness on the personal and professional life of doctors with the ultimate goal of getting more

Misery to Joyfulness… Life as PGY (1 is infinitely better than 0)

I started radiology residency full of hopes and dreams on July 1st, 2015. I thought radiologists are the happiest and nerdiest bunches of doctors in the whole hospital. Sipping coffee, listening to Pandora station in a precisely dimmed room (dark

Click by Click Banner Match!

Banner Match has arrived. As of July 1st 2016, you can sign up at the fidelity website @ https://nb.fidelity.com/public/nb/401k/home. If you have already worked at UAHN starting July 1st 2015, you are eligible to get the 4% Banner match for

DWM Grand Rounds #1: Doc-to-Doc on Personal Finance

DWM Grand Rounds #1: Doc-to-Doc on Personal Finance

Title: Doc-to-Doc on Personal Finance & Physician Support Initiative   Highlights: Student loan management Public Service Loan Forgiveness Maximize Tax Efficiency/ Investment Return Physician Support Initiative P.S.I.   Date & Time:                                                              Location: July 6th, 2016 12-1 pm