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An American Doctor in Japan: Enjoying the Island Life

An American Doctor in Japan: Enjoying the Island Life

https://youtu.be/rNMHMjOTe2U "We packed everything, including our two-month-old baby, and moved across the world," grins Dr. Jessica MacHue, a family medicine doctor, currently based in Okinawa, Japan. She had graduated from family medicine residency and was working...

Life as a Physician-Parent in Sweden

Life as a Physician-Parent in Sweden

Sweden boasts a very high quality of life and offers many social supports that make life a bit easier, especially for families. Here I share what it is like to work as a physician-parent in Sweden. To learn more about transitioning to Sweden, check out the Ultimate...

Dottoressa: An American Doctor in Rome

Dottoressa: An American Doctor in Rome

https://youtu.be/bArOZVBNC8Q Dr. Susan Levenstein, a primary care doctor and internist, left New York City in 1978 - trading in the East River for the Tiber River. In Dottoressa: An American Doctor in Rome, Dr. Levenstein lets us in on what it has been like to...

An American Doctor Enjoys Life Down Under

An American Doctor Enjoys Life Down Under

"We always had a dream," Dr. Shieh grinned, "and we decided to live it." Dr Marie Shieh, a family medicine doctor, was living in La Jolla, California; was married, had children, a beautiful house, and loved her job. One day, she and her husband made good on their...

Ultimate Guide to Practicing Medicine in Pakistan

Ultimate Guide to Practicing Medicine in Pakistan

Pakistan is home to K2, the second highest mountain in the world; the ancient Indus Valley city of Harappa; and the bustling city of Lahore. Pakistan is a kaleidoscope of natural beauty, ancient civilizations, and a handful of expats and American diplomats. For...

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