Across all specialties, physicians are in high demand throughout the country. A growing elderly population, an increase in number of Americans with health insurance, and physicians leaving the profession due to burnout are all contributing factors to the overall physician shortage.
Because of this demand, locum tenens is more popular now than ever. As a locums physician, you are able to travel to where your skills are needed most and provide top-notch care to those who otherwise may not be able to get the care they need.
While there are locums opportunities for nearly every specialty, there are, however, some specialties in higher demand than others.
Visit Core Medical Group to read about the top four specialties in highest demand for locum tenens and see if your specialty made the list.
Then, if you're in search of a job, take a look at one of these top job boards to find your next locum tenens assignment: