Out with 2012, In with 2013

It’s been 12 years since this millennium started, and I have to tell you I am still left with some very important questions.  First of all, what do we call the last decade, is it the 2000’s?  That just doesn’t sound right, and it would require us to call this decade the 10’s, and I’m not a big fan of that either.  And just what is the year called - is it two thousand and thirteen, or is it twenty thirteen?  Obsessive admittedly, but what keeps you up at night?

Anyway, the year is winding down in my NYC podiatry practice, and it seems a good time to reflect, consider the lessons of the year, offer thanks for what we have, and plan for the New Year.  It’s certainly nice to party, but it’s also nice to channel that energy and use it as a springboard for future growth.  Here goes then.

I had a few resolutions from last year:

Probably leaving a few out and they are meant to be in whatever order seems logical and proper.  I Managed to check off the list pretty thoroughly, albeit with a few that are long term works in progress.

A lot happened this year, and in NYC especially, we have learned a lot of lessons, and have a lot for which we should be thankful.  Here are a few of my take home lessons:

Fear not, though, I leave you with a positive note.  The good news is here.

Within my own personal universe, it’s been a good year, with a few bumps.  Thanks to my wife and family for being all that, to my patients for challenging me and giving me the privilege of trying to improve their quality of life, to my office staff for their hard work and service with a smile, and to my director of community relations, Katherine Lee, who hopefully will never realize that she is more than capable of handling a much bigger and better practice and trying to find said practice.

I am fully optimistic and upbeat for 2013, no matter how you pronounce it.  Let’s look forward and hope and pray for a year of growth, happiness, and success all around.

See you in the office.

Dr. Ernest L. Isaacson

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Ernest Isaacson Dr. Ernest Isaacson is a graduate of the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. After completing two years of comprehensive training in various medical specialties including internal medicine, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, vascular surgery, plastic surgery and podiatric medicine, Dr. Isaacson completed a comprehensive one-year podiatric surgical residency. Dr. Isaacson is active in research and publication in basic and clinical science. Dr. Isaacson is also a dedicated family man who enjoys running, reading and spending time with his family.

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