Changing careers? Three coaches and a few questions to help you see things more clearly

Advice from coaches for physicians who want to change careers or reorient themselves.

Advice from coaches for physicians who want to change careers or reorient themselves.

You only get one life, "wild and precious"... so it's worth taking the time to make your career work for you.

Katya Miles

The pandemic...what comes next? The extremely difficult period that physicians have just been through may make them question their career prospects. Moving on? Change jobs?

Here is a summary of the article "How can I refocus on my career after the pandemic?"1 published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal). The author shares the advice of three coaches, themselves physicians, specialising in medical careers. Adam Harrison (Joyful Doctor Coaching) and Claire Kaye were both GPs before moving into career coaching. Katya Miles, an occupational physician, founded Working Well Doctor.  

First give yourself the right to get better and the time to reflect

When was the last time you took the time to ask yourself what you really wanted? But in order to think properly, you need to feel good.

Your work today

Post-pandemic: new skills, new priorities?

Yesterday and tomorrow

Reference:
1. How can I refocus on my career after the pandemic? BMJ 2021; 373 (Published 17 May 2021)

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