Dr. Jackie Huntly

Physician Career Change: Beware the “Sunk Cost Fallacy”.

After years of education and training the meaning and purpose of medicine deeply embeds itself in the “DNA” of physicians. Burnout was already at an all-time high in physicians prior to the pandemic, and has only worsened since its onset. For some physicians, despite their best efforts, their desire to practice medicine, particularly in the …

Physician Career Change: Beware the “Sunk Cost Fallacy”. Read More »

Ingenious Solutions- “The Medici Effect”

Reading The Medici Effect by Frans Johansson triggered visceral moments of excitement, resonance and inspiration within me. No discipline thrives without innovation. Being open to the knowledge and experience of diverse fields of endeavor not only stimulates novel ways of thinking, but promotes the spirit of collaboration. I believe it was around the time I first read …

Ingenious Solutions- “The Medici Effect” Read More »

A Physician turned Artist Transcends Boundaries

The Artist Within I recently read the fascinating story of Dr. Gindi, a German/Egyptian physician turned sculptor. She traveled the world as a general practitioner before shifting her life into that of an artist, studying at the Florence Academy of Art. Although she states that this may not be the most expected transition for a physician, she …

A Physician turned Artist Transcends Boundaries Read More »

Deepen Understanding- “Zen in the Martial Arts”

“A dojo [practice hall] is a miniature cosmos where we make contact with ourselves-our fears, anxieties, reactions, and habits. It is an area of confined conflict where we confront an opponent who is not an opponent, but rather a partner engaged in helping us to understand ourselves more fully…….” Joe Hyams Reading this book, Zen …

Deepen Understanding- “Zen in the Martial Arts” Read More »

Combining Medicine with an Innovative Career

“Dr. Netter’s contribution to the study of human anatomy is epochal. He has advanced our understanding of anatomy more than any other illustrator since the 16th century, when Vesalius introduced drawings based on cadaveric dissections.” ~ Michael Debakey M.D. Frank Henry Netter (25 April 1906 – 17 September 1991) initially began his working career as …

Combining Medicine with an Innovative Career Read More »

Scroll to Top