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love science! I always have and I always will. So when I asked recently to be a judge
at a science fair at a local college, I immediately jumped at the request. I was really impressed with the quality of the
projects and the soundness of the research, the hypotheses proposed, and the findings.
I wish I
knew everything, but I don't. On second thought: it would be pretty boring to
have every fact at my finger tips and I never have to learn, to ask, research
or dig for information. In any event, has someone ever asked you a
question and you hesitated before admitting that you don't know the answer?
am the king of ...
There is a lot happening in this country these days. As a medical laboratory scientist, I have been used to change, but it seems like the past few years have been typified by huge changes to many people I know personally and professionally.
One of the questions I get asked a lot as I travel around this country and as I read my emails is , ...
One reality we have come to recognize is that most people evaluate you, and react to you in a certain way, because oftheir impression of you; not necessarily the reality of who you really are or what you can do. The first impression is especially important and you only have one opportunity to make a first impression- for an audience, during a job ...
Over the years, I have served on many hospital committees including the Pharmacy, Nutrition and Therapeutics (PNT) Committee. This committee is usually chaired by a physician and has tremendous input from an infectious disease (ID) specialist, microbiologist, pharmacist and registered dietitian.
The laboratory has always acted as an ancillary ...
A few years ago I was part of a team appointed by a national hospital company to study and make recommendations for staff retention. The organization had a horrendous record for turnover; in fact in some key areas like nursing assistants the turnover rate was 40 percent!
Such a high rate was untenable because of its cost to the organization, but ...
Most people realize that many job searches are conducted on the Internet. While most jobs are still obtained through personal networking, it is the odd job which is acquired through a cold call or a serendipitous find in a magazine, journal or newspaper.One site that is a treasure trove of information and is very underused by the typical medical ...
I am just not a morning person. I decided a long time ago that my ideal job would be that of a stage actor, working at night, relaxing leisurely after work, going to bed way after midnight and then sleeping in the following morning.
Most of us do not have that luxury, however, and we struggle with getting enough hours in a day. It is a ...
New Twitter list! A how-to for ''guaranteeing'' innovation failure. ACA could lead to more hospital consolidation. Bravo to Dr. David Barbe, who was named a board chair of the American Medical Association. The future of medical school is on the horizon, with five schools lighting the way. Get daily tweets by following us @ExecInsight.
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It is April and here in the Deep South every day is a
guessing game. My daffodils are just shedding their colorful blooms
and I can see tender buds tentatively peeking out from the trees in the
The last couple of weeks have brought
thunderstorms, snow, nippy keep-the-heat-on days closely followed by
shorts and ...