Updating Your Resume for Students, Doctors, and Nurses: 4 tips

I am on faculty at a major institution.  I look at resumes often whether it is for young students applying to medical or nursing school, CRNA’s, fellow physicians, or well established academic physicians.  Here are a 4 tips: Call it a CV and not a resume. Do not say “references available upon request.”  We already Read more about Updating Your Resume for Students, Doctors, and Nurses: 4 tips[…]

Ironman St. George 70.3 Race Report 2017

Wow, what a weekend.  It was a beautiful venue with an incredible group of volunteers. The race was hard, very hard.  Hills, heat, and wind.  I am grateful to my wife and coach for helping me finish this amazing race. Here’s how it all went down… Friday: The day before the race.  We started the road Read more about Ironman St. George 70.3 Race Report 2017[…]

A Pretty Nice Little Saturday: IRONMAN training update

IRONMAN training update 4/29 Got a pretty nice little Saturday planned.    Nice little Saturday indeed.  Just a 3.5 hour bike ride in heart rate zone 2.  This is 1 week prior to my 70.3 race in St. George, Utah.   I took the opportunity to sleep in a little.  And by that I mean Read more about A Pretty Nice Little Saturday: IRONMAN training update[…]

Camping Tips, Hacks, and Advice for Beginners

CAMPING TIPS, HACKS, AND ADVICE FOR BEGINNERS

“We gotta go camping!” I told my new girlfriend.  “Uhh, ok, I’ll do it it but it’s not really my thing” she responded.  I knew I had to make it fun, easy, and comfortable or else she might never go again.  I took her on a camping trip for seven days in Yosemite National Park and she fell in love with camping and rock climbing.  Now she says “you gotta camp with Mike, he has rules; he does it the best!”

 

 

We are meant to be outside.  We feel the most alive in the wilderness.  I hear a lot of people say “I don’t like camping.”   I can’t blame them if they have had the wrong first experience.  If I had to endure insects, being cold, wet, sleeping on a hard surface, and not eating well, then I would not be excited to ever go camping again. […]