Combining locum tenens with your regular practice responsibilities can be a highly beneficial means to enhance your medical career. Because assignments differ greatly in location and length, it’s easy to find something that caters to your busy schedule. Locum tenens work not only gives you the opportunity to gain additional professional experience, but also work with new…Read more
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Lauren is a healthcare industry associate. She is a contributor and editor for Locum Tenens Daily.
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That's right - a recent survey found that nearly half of medical and premedical students look to Google first for answers when researching medical topics, while only 7% turn to a print textbook. Of the 180 students surveyed, 83% said that confirming a source's credibility was one of the main challenges when searching for medical…Read more
Each day we're met with a steady influx of information from various news outlets, the internet, social media, and television. As a busy physician, your time is precious, so when you do get a free moment, it's important to read about things that matter most to you. From the robust, candid commentary of KevinMD, to the…Read more
As a physician and a mother, both are important parts of who you are and your personal identity. Each job has its own unique set of responsibilities, and juggling both can be overwhelming. If if you struggle to find the right work-life balance in your busy schedule, there are certain things you can do to help…Read more
In order to maintain a medical license, CME, or Continuing Medical Education, is often required. It's important to keep up with the latest innovations in medicine in order to provide the best care to your patients, and CME helps healthcare professionals do just that. Because Continuing Medical Education programs are geared towards specific areas of…Read more
According to Medscape's Lifestyle Report 2017, fifty percent of physicians admit that they hold biases about certain patient groups, but only 16 percent said that it got in the way of patient care. Different factors like weight and intelligence can cause feelings of bias towards patients. However, according to the study, not all biases had…Read more
Perfect for those who have been bit by the wanderlust bug, locum tenens gives physicians the chance to combine two passions: medicine and travel. As a locum tenens physician, you get to enjoy medicine without borders and travel to parts of the country, or even the world, you may have never thought possible. For those days…Read more
As you may already know, one of the biggest perks of working locum tenens is the additional income. Locum tenens physicians and advanced practitioners can earn as little or as much as they like by choosing the dates they'd like to work and creating a schedule that works for them. Locum tenens rates are typically…Read more
“First, do no harm.” It’s an oath many physicians take when they graduate from medical school. Unfortunately, they often forget to include themselves in this statement. Not by their own choosing, but as a result of medicine's current culture. Research continues to indicate a lack of self-care by physicians can lead to depression and even…Read more
Whether you're wanting to work locum tenens full-time or part-time, there are many perks and benefits of living the locums life. Maybe you're just starting out in your career or want to boost your income. Perhaps the aspect of travel and change are what appeal to you. Either way, locum tenens is a great way…Read more
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