Richard Plotzker, MD

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Name: <a href="https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/post-author/richard-plotzker" rel="tag">Richard Plotzker, MD
Date registered: December 2, 2017
URL: https://www.kevinmd.com/blog

Latest posts

  1. We have to deal with the trauma in veterans early on — October 18, 2018
  2. A retirement reflection on the cycle of renewal — September 28, 2018
  3. My exit ramp from medicine — July 11, 2018

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We have to deal with the trauma in veterans early on

My medical center recently cemented an agreement with the Veterans Administration to offer care to veterans who could not be accommodated at the VA. We need paying patients, they need doctors of our caliber — establishing mutual benefit. Military veterans have always been among our patients. During my professional lifetime that has included men of […]

A retirement reflection on the cycle of renewal

Just over a month has elapsed since my retirement from patient care. I’ve been to one grand rounds at my prior medical center, encountering a smattering of old friends, some preceding me to retirement, others in active discussions with their financial advisers and others a mixed multitude of residents and students assigned to the secondary […]

My exit ramp from medicine

One day, I was full of moderate despair, overworked, befuddled by the EHR with a tinge of burnout, staring at my computer, I treated myself to something I’ve not done before. It was my 62nd birthday that day, and I gave myself a birthday present. Before rising from that swivel chair, I had written down […]

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