Category Archives: Physician Careers

What You Need to Know About CME for 2017

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…
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Fifty Percent of Physicians Admit Bias

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…
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The Darker Side of Medicine

“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…
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Attack Your Student Loans And Be Debt Free

Long gone are the days when a young doctor could simply live below their means and get a high paying job to pay down medical school debt. Today, young physicians need to have a plan of action in place to maximize savings and pay down student loans fast. Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE) programs and…
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Does Choice of Medical School Really Make a Difference?

Does attending a prestigious medical school put you in a better position for employment post grad than a state school? With the average physician graduating with about $175,000 worth of school loans, the more wallet-friendly state school could easily seem like the better option. While both options offer an MD worthy education, is one actually…
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Scraping Pennies and Saving Lives: Live Life Like a Resident

"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…
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Follow These Five For Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

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…
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How Doctors Experience the World Differently

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…
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Top 5 Tips on Starting a Successful Pharmacy Career

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…
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Which Note Taking Method is Superior?

With the increasing popularity of electronic medical records (EMRs), the traditional handwritten note is becoming more and more scarce in offices. While many physicians have their own opinions on this tech-centered switch, a new debate has come about: narrative medical histories or checkboxes? Both narrative style notes and checkboxes have their own lists of pros and cons. Checkboxes…
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