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As July 1st rolls around yet again, another group of new interns will be starting in every residency program around the country. This time of year is important and symbolic for all residents because it represents their progression to the next year of training, and for the lucky seniors among us, it means that residency has finally come to an end…Read more
Maybe you are a healthcare provider on the frontlines of COVID-19. Maybe you are a young mom watching as decisions are made about school reopening in the fall. Whatever your specific life circumstance, you are not immune to the anxiety that comes along with such unsettled times. With calm, focus, and armed with the facts, we can face the future together with a more settled heart and mind.Read more
There are many ways to make a good impression during a virtual interview. Just as an in-person interview, you’ll want to put your best digital foot forward. A bit of advanced planning can help the technical aspect go smoothly. It can also highlight your professionalism and readiness to work.Read more
As facilities restructure to satisfy the new normal, positions are opening up. And the more I’m contacted by recruiters trying to fill those positions, the more I see just how many and how varied those positions are.
With all of this opportunity, one can’t help but ask oneself: Is this a good time to try something new?Read more
In this article Dr. David Beran gives helpful advise to medical students for choosing which type of residency to pursue. The medical specialty decision is stressful—by thinking of the specialties in big buckets and asking major questions, you can narrow down your list…Read more
More than ever, it’s important to ask yourself the right questions before making the decision to quit. Here are six questions to help put that decision in perspective.Read more
If you’ve ever considered starting your own medical practice or joining a group of like-minded physician-entrepreneurs, read on to see if you have what it takes to make private practice the right step for you.Read more
I am an emergency physician.
I provide care to abusive patients via a clunky EMR. I work nights, weekends and holidays. Because of unnecessary bureaucratic tasks, simple aspects of my job are cumbersome and take longer than they should.
And I am not burned out…Read more
In today’s rapidly evolving global situation, leaders must think differently and mandate that their troops approach problem-solving with a fresh set of eyes and a clear perspective, ensuring success.Read more
A tough job market and struggling to find a job fresh out of school are becoming increasingly common issues. With the changes in healthcare, experience has become one of the preferred traits of applicants, and it often seems that WHO you know is more important than WHAT you know, with personal connections being one of the best ways to even be considered for an interview. This article will explore some of the common challenges with finding employment in healthcare after graduation and offer helpful suggestions for finally landing that dream job.Read more