Exploring Retirement

Exploring Retirement Section

By nature of their longevity, members of this section have learned techniques to remain engaged and dedicated and have continued to grow and thrive in the specialty. We will share these stories and lessons and allow emergency physicians to build on proven strategies for success. As emergency physicians explore alternative fields for employment as side gigs or even exit strategies, we can offer advice based on our personal journeys.

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February 26, 2024

Financial Affinity Planning

We'll talk about Medicare and Social Security, and decisions that need to be made as far as those two programs. What I call walking away from work, when you're leaving your group, or leaving your empl...

September 9, 2023

Odds and Ends

The first Exploring Retirement Section Zoom meeting April 3 was stupendous. Updates from all revealed that very few have really retired, but most of us are involved in things we do for fun, not the pa...

September 9, 2023

From the Editor: ADLS

It’s 0437 Saturday, and I'm feeling like I used to feel when the last patient was safely bedded in the ICU, the ambulance bay was empty, my car stood in an otherwise deserted parking lot, and the quie...

Letter From the Editor

Welcome to the first issue of the Remaining Relevant: Newsletter for Exploring Retirement Member Interest Group (ER MIG).

You might ask why we are doing a “paper” newsletter rather than depending on the more interactive email, engagED, or social media available today.

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How I Remain Relevant

First, a disclosure. I am an ACEP junkie. Totally addicted, not in remission, not even in rehab. So, I speak from the addict’s perspective only.

I broke my clinical EM habit with slow withdrawal; moved to a different region, took a job in urgent care (2003), cultivated an alternative income source, and quit practice entirely (2015) when the alternative became all-consuming timewise.

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