June 10, 2021

What I learned from stepping away from medicine for a year

"Before COVID-19, I left the practice of medicine for what would turn out to become an entire year. While away, I found a new way of seeing our hearts and bodies as humans in the medical profession, allowing me to return. Here are five lessons I...

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"Before COVID-19, I left the practice of medicine for what would turn out to become an entire year. While away, I found a new way of seeing our hearts and bodies as humans in the medical profession, allowing me to return.

Here are five lessons I learned in the hope they might help others."

Jennifer Lycette is a hematology-oncology physician and can be reached on Twitter @jl_lycette.

She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, "What I learned from stepping away from medicine for a year." (https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2021/03/what-i-learned-from-stepping-away-from-medicine-for-a-year.html)