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Which part of the Northwest appeals to you the most? Are you a dedicated Seattle coffee drinker, or are you looking for the wide-open spaces of Montana? Whatever you decide, there are some excellent opportunities for a career in healthcare in many of these cities!Read more
I hold out hope that education requirements for doctors will also adapt and consider the cost of continuous and life-long learning. Expensive doesn’t mean better, and the data on the impact of CME requirements and practice competency are lagging. It seems that legislative imperatives and public opinion have found their way into state-mandated education for healthcare professionals. While there may be value, consideration of the real cost for those jumping through these hoops would be appreciated.Read more
For all the resources institutions utilize to attract new employees, the effort can be for naught if employees don’t remain on the job. In today’s tight applicant market, every institution has an eye on retention, but unfortunately, the healthcare industry is second only to hospitality when it comes to turnover. In 2017 data compiled from over 10,000 health providers showed turnover at 20.6% up from 15.6% in 2010. For providers that lose one-fifth of their workforce per year, the costs can be astronomical.Read more
Recruiting is a seriously challenging profession in any employment market, but particularly today, when the unemployment rate stands at only 4.1%. In some industries (healthcare, for example), the shortage of skilled nurses and physicians is reaching critical mass. In the […]Read more
Having a mentor can make a massive difference in your career. You will be introduced to influential people outside your circle, rapidly gain knowledge, and accelerate professional development.
Data shows that young professionals who have mentors ultimately have higher career satisfaction, autonomy, and financial reward.
Don’t have a mentor? What are you waiting for?Read more
Which of these historical and vibrant cities are calling your name? You don’t have to wait to experience the diverse culture and beautiful scenery of the Northeast. Any one of these 6 cities could offer you an exciting career in health care. On your days off, you could also be exploring museums, art galleries, vineyards or national parks. Take your pick!Read more
Of all the ways one can practice medicine, one of the most fulfilling is in research. Research medicine involves searching and re-searching for, as well as discovering, proving, and implementing, approaches and applications of the medical arts that will move […]Read more