Professionals Personally

Dating Through the Generations

For the past few months, we have taken time to actively learn more about the Millennial Generation. Poised to shape the workplace, home, and globe, these Millennials will continue to be an important piece of our nation’s vision and history. We have actively sought...

All Too Human, Call The Doctor!

Thomas C Liske MD FCCP As occurs in all walks of life, people who work together develop relationships. Some are positive, some are negative. Some organizations or departments become like family. In the hospital it becomes a mixed bag. Nurses tend to pick and choose...

Doctor Screw ups

Unfortunately physicians do make mistakes or misbehave. I am not talking about the more serious patient care errors but day to day issues. I have a colleague who is an excellent physician but has always had a problem controlling his mouth. Being somewhat gossipy and...

Interesting People and Events

Having completed my fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine in 1978 and with my newly conferred credentials tucked tightly beneath my arm, I excitedly and confidently ventured into the world of private practice. I purchased a thriving medical practice from a retiring...

Malpractice Suits

How It Works Thomas C Liske MD FCCP Have you ever wondered what drives liability suits against physicians and hospitals? Does it mean that your physician is incompetent? Malpractice is a word that strikes terror into the hearts of many physicians. The appearance of a...

The physician how you see him / How he is

Consider the following scenarios 1.    Dr. Sam is an Orthopedic Surgeon. He enjoys an excellent reputation and is known for his surgical expertise. Like most orthopedic surgeons he is very confident in his profession which is sometimes mistaken for arrogance. In...