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Sycamore Independent Physicians

Sycamore

#3November 5, 202053min

From Internal Medicine to Lifestyle Medicine: Finding Autonomy

Dr. Yashoda Bhaskar
 From Internal Medicine to Lifestyle Medicine: Finding Autonomy

Dr. Yashoda Bhaskar is a lifestyle medicine physician based in Hawaii.  She recalls her journey all over the world including her upbringing in India, living in Kuwait, and moving to the US.  No holds barred, we talk about everything including her marriage, immigration, and much more.

Top Things We Discuss: 

  • India treated doctors as honorary - America felt like accommodation

  • Medicine is more than prescribing drugs

  • Source of burnout

  • Advice and lifestyle medicine

About Dr. Bhaskar:

  • Keep looking for opportunities

  • Do what is a personal satisfaction - don’t be restless

  • Learn how to be financially savvy

  • She works on her personal development

  • You can’t take care of others, if you don’t take care of yourself