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Embracing the In-between: Dr. Jia Ng shares the Journey from Physician to Researcher and Beyond

podcast April 3, 2024

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We’ve all been there, stuck, questioning ourselves and asking what we should do next. In this episode, Dr. Jia Ng, a Board-Certified Nephrologist, Assistant Professor, Researcher, and Coach opens up and shares what she realized as a powerful truth that guided her toward a path, she could’ve never seen herself if she hadn’t slowed down to hear it. Listen in as Dr. Jia talks about what life looked like leaving a clinical career as a physician, balancing kids, family, and her sanity before taking the leap into her next chapter of life.

Time Stamps:

00:00 Appreciating where you are and embracing the in-between

04:53 Transition to broader impact

10:12 What life looks like when you let go of expectations

13:13 How your transition impacts your family, work, and leadership

17:05 Navigating challenges while working with your spouse (in separate businesses)

19:38 Balancing work and life while embracing the Japanese concept, the “power of ma”

21:26 Exploring what’s next after one transition is complete and a new one is rising

More about Dr. Jia Ng:

Dr. Jia Ng, MD MSCE is a Board-certified Nephrologist and Assistant Professor at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/ Northwell, New York. She is also the founder of PublishedMD, where she coaches clinicians on how to publish research papers, build authority and achieve their academic goals without the overwhelm. Currently, she is an active clinical researcher, and has received more than $1 Million Dollars of grant funding from the National Institutes of Health and Foundational Grants.

Follow Dr. Jia Ng:

Website: www.publishedMD.com

YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@PublishedMD

Twitter/X: https://twitter.com/jiahweing

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jiahweing/

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