According to the 2017 Medscape Lifestyle Report, 51% of physicians say they are burnt out. If you're a physician or advanced practitioner looking for a change in your career, locum tenens can help provide the relief you need. By establishing career boundaries and freeing up more time to spend with loved ones, locums can help…Read more
About: Lauren Garvey
Lauren is a healthcare industry associate. She is a contributor and editor for Locum Tenens Daily.
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As the United States continues to face a physician shortage, the need for locum tenens has only increased. Today, there are more locum tenens opportunities than ever before for physicians and advanced practitioners, spanning all across the country. There are many things that may draw a physician to locum tenens work. Depending on where you…Read more
As a locum tenens physician, you get to frequently travel the country and visit new areas. Listed for their great locations, friendly facilities, broad selection of specialties needed, and several available opportunities, these hot spots should be at the top of every physician's locums wish list. Ranging from coast to coast, these locales are sure to fit any…Read more
"Live life like a resident." If your actual time spent in residency is long behind you, this might sound a little odd, but living like a resident even after residency can help you quickly chisel away at school loans and save more than half of your take home pay! From what you should spend to…Read more
As a busy locum tenens physician, you're always on the go, but just because you are on your feet all day does not mean that you should skip out on fitness or hitting the gym. In addition to several health benefits, a quick gym session after a shift can be a great stress reliever and…Read more
It's easy to get bogged down and burned out as a physician in today's healthcare industry. New EMRs, changing legislation, a booming patient population -- there are many pressures you face on the daily, and they can all take their toll. For days when you feel like you need a boost or need to get…Read more
From extreme multitasking, to being on the front lines of life and death situations, doctors experience the world much differently than others. Things that are often taken for granted by those outside of the medical field, like the ability to down for an actual meal during a "lunch break" or being able to sleep soundly…Read more
Doctors tend to develop significant audiences on social media because they’re trusted more than any other source of online health information by patients, peers, and the media. While analyzing a panel of 20,000 twitter accounts operated by physicians, MDigitalLife created a list outlining the best of the best of the top MDs fellow physicians most frequently follow.…Read more
By: Victoria Hunt When beginning a new career, there are certain prerequisites and tips you should know. Every career has its ups and downs, but if you are aware of the risks involved, you will be able to face obstacles confidently. Pharmacy involves the collection, preparation and standardization of drugs, however, there are varied roles…Read more
The purpose of the United States medical malpractice system is to deter physician negligence, but is this always the case? A recent study by the American College of Surgeons seems to disagree. In fact, they found that state-to-state there was no direct correlation with the strength of legislation and improvement on patient outcomes. Furthermore, studies found that…Read more
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