Occasionally, I hear providers harken back to the “good old days” when they worked at The Everett Clinic ten, fifteen, or twenty years ago or more. They say-- “In those days, I had more control over my work life, more respect from my patients, and spent less time at work”. They compare the “good old days” with today, where they feel less in control of what they do, how they do it, and more accountable for what they do.
This autumn, I will have worked at The Everett clinic for 20 years. When I look in the mirror, I think to myself—“That guy looks just like me, but older!” I have... Read More