#53: One Anesthesiologist's Journey to FIRE: Interview With Physician on Fire - Passive Income


#53: One Anesthesiologist’s Journey to FIRE: Interview With Physician on Fire

May 4

For this episode, we are joined by the Author, Founder, and CEO of the blog Physician of Fire, Dr. Leif Dahleen. Throughout this episode, we will dive into what Physician on Fire teaches its readers as well as what FIRE is.

We will also discuss how and why Dr. Dahleen left his career as a successful anesthesiologist to create the lifestyle he's always wanted and the biggest challenges he's faced on his FIRE journey. 


Now, let’s look at what we discussed in this episode:

  • Why Dr. Dahleen pursued FIRE and what that lifestyle looked like for him and his family
  • Why he left a successful career as an Anesthesiologist 
  • How he prioritizes family, travel, and his blog, Physician on Fire
  • What his life is like now that he and his family are financially independent 

Here’s a breakdown of how this episode unfolds…

How Dr. Dahleen discovered the FIRE movement and created Physician on Fire

Why Dr. Dahleen left his career as a successful Anesthesiologist  

Why Dr. Dahleen made such a huge lifestyle change in order to travel and create the type of lifestyle he had always wanted 

Why Dr. Dahleen chose to create a blog versus any other medium to share financial advice, resources, and information

What Dr. Dahleen wishes he had known before achieving FIRE

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