Key to Work-Life Balance: Just Say No

Oncologist argues the "yes" culture of medicine leads to imbalance

Calling “yes” the “drug of choice” for the field of medicine, Aaron Gerds, MD, argues for the power of “no” in creating work-life balance for physicians in his latest Editor’s Corner column in ASH Clinical News. Dr. Gerds, Editor-in-Chief of ASH Clinical News and Deputy Director for Research at Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center, offers strategies to help physicians steeped in the culture of yes learn to say no to opportunities that don’t serve their best interests. He also offers examples of institutional efforts to capture value in opportunities beyond RVUs and publications. Read more here.