BeingWell
Published in

BeingWell

Sometimes You Need to Say No, for the Patient and Yourself

A frightening midnight phone call leads a young surgeon to reconsider how he approaches his career

Originally Published on Doximity.com

Illustration by April Brust

“I know where you live. And I’m gonna to find you and when I do, I’m gonna hurt you and the…

--

--

--

A Medika Life Publication for the Medical Community

Recommended from Medium

Red Is Not My Favorite Color

4 Simple Productivity Tips For Freelancing and Working From Home

Financial and Mundane Astrology for December 2021

I see you when you die, never saw you while alive

My Daughter Made a New Friend

I Was Terrified of My Bedsheets Drying on the Clothesline Because I Thought They Would Blow Away

I Finally Had My First “Nazi Bullshit” Pandemic Exchange

I Asked My Landlord for Permission to Have a Baby

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Charles Black M.D.

Charles Black M.D.

Dr. Charles Black is a general surgeon, author, photographer, outdoorsman, world traveler and fireside philosopher. Website:https://chuckbphilosophy.com

More from Medium

There isn’t a silver bullet for perimenopause..

Captain’s Log, Day Twenty

How To Grow Very Old and Still Win at Life

A large golden cup with two wide handles sits on a black base, in front of a light grey wall.

Here’s the Skinny on Cooking Fats and Oils