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Consider the specialty to which you are applying, what aspects of the application are most important to that specialty, and be prepared to discuss those in detail during your interview.Read more
Phone interviews are an integral part of any interview process after an application and resume have been submitted to a medical institution or clinic. The phone interview is generally the first step after a thorough review of any application materials and resume/CV. It is used as a screening tool to decide if further interviews will be offered.Read more
Starting off my third year of Medical School, I had little idea as to how to behave during Clinical Rotations. It was an ongoing process of learning and tweaking my behaviors and objectives. This is a list of pointers that I wish I had known prior to beginning my rotations, things that I believe were essential to my success during my clinical years.Read more
Flipping between night and day shifts is like being perpetually jet lagged. You’re irritable, tired, hungry, and confused. But if you’re a physician, it’s a feeling you’re accustomed to…Read more
Your questions of the interviewer will indicate your genuine interest in the position. They are a vital part of the interview. The following questions were recommended by physicians as especially helpful for gaining insight into the workings and culture of the setting that you may consider joining.Read more
…On the other hand, when you apply to a job via a job board, you show that you’ve put some thought and commitment into choosing it. Additionally, you will be able to tailor your CV and cover letter to that position, showcasing your sincere desire to pursue and accept the job. As some recruited applicants who only review the opportunity after being presented may not follow through, this gives the employer more security that you genuinely want the job…Read more
It’s time to get over the antagonistic relationship a lot of doctors have with recruiters and get to a point where we can help each other.
Ultimately, it can only benefit us both to have higher quality interactions…Read more
Scribes may improve the overall quality of documentation. It can be more detailed, comprehensive, and available quickly. Improved documentation in turn can be used to achieve “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program criteria and improve compliance with quality monitors, billing, and reimbursement…Read more
You must change or risk permanent disruption. Opportunities are abundant, and the correct mindset will help ensure relevance as exponential technologies and those pioneers pushing the edge and disrupt the healthcare marketplace.Read more
Working in a high-liability specialty for the past nine years, I have received the news of bad outcomes several times. It never gets easier—and frankly I think that if it does, it’s a good sign that I should probably quit clinical medicine.
Below is the process I go through and a few tips I wish I knew earlier on…