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Thomas Gole, DO, FAAFP

Thomas has been a physician for more than 25 years. He is board certified in family medicine, completing his family medicine residency and earning the honorary degree of fellow, granted by the American Board of Family Medicine (AAFP). Thomas has been a teacher and mentor of medical students and residents for more than a quarter century and served as an assistant family medicine residency director for more than a decade.

Recent Posts

22 May 2017

Resident Work Hour Limits: Should They Be Extended?

An 18-year-old woman was taken to the ER of New York Hospital on March 4, 1984. Suspecting she had a viral syndrome...
22 May 2017

Resident Work Hour Limits: Should They Be Extended?

An 18-year-old woman was taken to the ER of New York Hospital on March 4, 1984. Suspecting she had a viral syndrome...
12 Apr 2017

4 Interesting Stats on Physician Burnout

In just four years, physician burnout has increased by 25 percent. What’s behind the rise? Medscape recently...
12 Apr 2017

4 Interesting Stats on Physician Burnout

In just four years, physician burnout has increased by 25 percent. What’s behind the rise? Medscape recently...
16 Dec 2016

4 Ways Physicians Can Reduce Task Time on EHRs

Technology can have many benefits. It can shorten the time spent on tasks, make finding information easier and make...
16 Dec 2016

4 Ways Physicians Can Reduce Task Time on EHRs

Technology can have many benefits. It can shorten the time spent on tasks, make finding information easier and make...
10 Oct 2016

Beating Surgeon Burnout: Advice From Your Peers

“Doctors and other health workers pay dearly for the relentless stress of patient care, a plight compounded by...
10 Oct 2016

Beating Surgeon Burnout: Advice From Your Peers

“Doctors and other health workers pay dearly for the relentless stress of patient care, a plight compounded by...
10 Aug 2016

How Working Locum Tenens can Reduce Surgeon Burnout

You struggle to get yourself to the hospital for your shift. You’re not as engaged with patients and your peers as...
10 Aug 2016

How Working Locum Tenens can Reduce Surgeon Burnout

You struggle to get yourself to the hospital for your shift. You’re not as engaged with patients and your peers as...
25 Jan 2016

Tips to Help in Your Search for a New Surgical Job

Job hunting can be stressful. You’re researching places of interest, speaking with recruiters and other staff,...
25 Jan 2016

Tips to Help in Your Search for a New Surgical Job

Job hunting can be stressful. You’re researching places of interest, speaking with recruiters and other staff,...
21 Dec 2015

3 Things to Know About Work-Life Balance When You’re a Cardiothoracic Surgeon

You’ve likely seen stories declaring it’s impossible to “have it all” when it comes to work-life balance. And as a...
21 Dec 2015

3 Things to Know About Work-Life Balance When You’re a Cardiothoracic Surgeon

You’ve likely seen stories declaring it’s impossible to “have it all” when it comes to work-life balance. And as a...
18 Dec 2015

5 Alternatives to Coffee Surgeons Can Use to Stay Alert

You’re working the night shift or you’re on hour 12 of a 24-hour shift. You’re tired, so you head to the cafeteria...
18 Dec 2015

5 Alternatives to Coffee Surgeons Can Use to Stay Alert

You’re working the night shift or you’re on hour 12 of a 24-hour shift. You’re tired, so you head to the cafeteria...
19 Oct 2015

How Surgeons and Medical Professionals Can Avoid Burnout

Surgeons and other medical professionals work hard, put in long hours and regularly deal with life-and-death...
19 Oct 2015

How Surgeons and Medical Professionals Can Avoid Burnout

Surgeons and other medical professionals work hard, put in long hours and regularly deal with life-and-death...