An exemplary pediatrician draws on his long career to describe his obsession with science, the rewards of gutsy perseverance and why he can't work for someone else.
To help share your stories and personalities, The Independent Pediatrician created our own version of the Proust Questionnaire. We hope you enjoy this small window into one another's personal and professional challenges and aspirations.
Nine years after opening her own practice, Dr. Warner knows going solo was the right choice for her practice.
With a passion for health policy, Dr. Penn looks to understand her patient population at the community level in order to better serve them.
Dr. Alison Nash continues a family tradition/calling as successor to the pediatric practice her father, Dr. Homer Nash, opened six decades ago in North St. Louis.
Dr. Susan Kressly has drawn on a seemingly life-long reserve of confidence, resourcefulness and enthusiasm to build a successful practice and become a prime mover in the advancement of pediatric technology and physician advocacy.
Dr. William Zurhellen is a New York City metropolitan area pediatrician who parlayed a personal interest in early computer technology during the 1970s into a viable EHR system used by more than a dozen pediatric practices around the country.
Dr. Patricia Edwards was fresh out of residency when she joined a two-doctor practice in Concord, NH that embodied the spirit of small town, personalized medicine. Twenty-eight years later, Dr. Edwards continues to watch her practice grow and thrive in keeping with the values of independent medicine.
Dr. Mary Kiepert is an independent pediatrician in Las Vegas, NV, who has successfully negotiated the delicate balance between work and family life.
Budd Shenkin, a San Francisco Bay Area pediatrician who built his solo practice into what is now the region’s largest primary care independent group, suggests that pediatricians, like gardeners, use the inherent landscape and their creativity to grow their practices in a variety of ways.
Dr. Bryan Sibley is an independent practitioner in Louisiana whose early experience as a hospital-employed physician taught him that nobody will ever care about his business as much as he does.