As with most any career path, interventional radiology provides more than its share of challenges and joys—and many years of hard but rewarding work. And as with any career path, the closer you get to the end of your career, the more natural it is to start wondering, “What comes next?” Surely retirement will bring its own challenges and joys, but how do you know when you’re ready to retire? Will you be financially comfortable in retirement? Will you be bored?
In the audio version of "Exit strategy : Career-long retirement planning for the interventional radiologist" (IR Quarterly: Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 ), authors Aubrey Palestrant, MD, FSIR, and Curtis W. Bakal, MD, MPH, FSIR, discuss how interventional radiologists should plan for retirement ... from the start of their career to its close.
Read Part 1 of the article on retirement planning for the early-career IR.
Read Part 2 of the article on retirement planning for the established IR.
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