Emergency medicine physician, Dr. Ripal Patel, reflects on the emotional toll of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how we can find the path to healing.
Author - Dr. Ripal Patel
Dr. Ripal “Rip” Patel is the founder and lead for Mercision Emergency Medicine. He completed his MD at the UT Southwestern Medical Center, his MPH at Kings College London, and after a short hiatus in general surgery, he found his home in emergency medicine, where he completed his residency at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Patel is an Assistant Professor at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.
Emergency medicine physician Dr. Ripal Patel gives his advice on how to deal with pressures of being a doctor without quitting medicine.
Dr. Ripal Patel shares his experiences treating COVID-19 cases in the emergency room and makes an appeal to the unvaccinated.
Veteran locum Dr. Ripal Patel shares his insights into what it takes to be successful as a locum tenens physician.
Dr. Ripal Patel shares how he takes care of his physical and mental health while working locums assignments.
Dr. Ripal Patel relates a few of his most terrifying locum tenens horror stores and gives his advice on how to avoid the same fate.
Dr. Rip Patel shares how his experiences working with fewer resources abroad and at home have helped him find better balance as a doctor.
Dr. Ripal Patel recounts a day in the emergency room during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how it affected him deeply and personally.
Emergency medicine physician Dr. Ripal Patel shares how locum tenens allowed him to optimize his individual practice of medicine.
Emergency medicine physician Dr. Rip Patel shares his thoughts on what it was like getting COVID-19 and why he is a supporter of the vaccine.