What I like most about physician and health care blogging is that in most blogs I can sense the author’s passion through the words he or she writes. Blogs like Seattle Mama Doc, 33 Charts and Reflections of a Grady Doc are just a few examples of physicians whose passion for their work and dedication to patients is clear in their blogs.
I encourage you to read the post by Dr. Young, and if you share the same view of your job as a health care provider, I suggest that you consider starting a blog so you can share your enthusiasm and passion for what you do too.
If you’re not sure what you would write about, take a few ideas from Dr. Young’s blog post. For example, he refers to helping a woman breath easier, delivering the baby of a woman he delivered 21 years earlier, working with a patient with chronic illness and telling a patient her cancer has returned. All of those experiences would make for a heartwarming blog post, and you can be sure I will now be a dedicated reader of his.
Blogging is about creating a community through the things you write, and if you can use your blog as a way to express the passion you have for your job, you will be extremely successful.
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