Katrina Firlik, MD

http://www.katrinafirlik.com

Katrina Firlik, MD, is a neurosurgeon-turned-entrepreneur and author of Another Day in the Frontal Lobe: A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside. After practicing neurosurgery for several years in Greenwich, Connecticut, and serving on the clinical faculty at Yale, Katrina co-founded the digital health company, HealthPrize Technologies. In addition to serving as Chief Medical Officer of HealthPrize, she is working on her second book, a novel. Katrina lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.

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Why “Sunk Costs” Shouldn’t Keep You from a Career Change

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What Happens When You Talk About Your Burnout Experience

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What You Should Know About How Your Career Might Change Over Time

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Here’s How I Handled Being a Woman in a Male-Dominated Field

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These Personality Traits I Learned in Medical School Helped Me When I Stopped Operating

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Why I Left My Career as a Neurosurgeon — and What I Started Doing Instead

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Why Meditation Should Be a Work Requirement for People with Short Tempers

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Why You Should Ask Yourself “What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?” at Any Age

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This One Thing Kept Me Sane During My Medical Residency

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This Is the Hardest Thing About Being a Neurosurgeon

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This One Thing Is Creating More Burnout Among Surgeons

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