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We’re hiring: practices that are recruiting

Contact: Nicole Kiser, Nicole.Kiser@aspirus.org; www.AspirusProviderOpps.org Aspirus is recruiting in three sites, all with competitive compensation and bonus metrics: ■ Aspirus Langlade Hospital (Antigo, Wis.) has three...
networking skills at physician conference

How to network like a rock star

EVERY DOCTOR OUT THERE will likely attend at least a couple of conferences every year. It's part of the job, a great chance to...

Who most regrets their decision to go into medicine?

YOUNG PATHOLOGISTS and anesthesiologists were the most likely to say they regret their choice of specialty. According to a survey of more than 3,500...

Career updates for physicians

For more recent career updates for physicians, click here. December 23, 2021 Doc pay rose in 2021, but didn't keep up with inflation Physician pay rose...

Taking a new job? Will you be covered when you leave?

YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A JOB and you’ve got a good handle on the compensation plan, the call schedule and the health benefits. But how...

Who are you online?

EARLIER THIS SUMMER, a Houston nurse posted critical comments on Facebook about a young patient with measles. Besides raising privacy questions, the comments also...

Still working while sick?

DOES AMERICAN MEDICINE have a problem with physicians who work while sick? A quick look at the published evidence—and at physician anecdotes—indicates the answer...

Doctors ignore noncompete terms at their peril

WHEN IT COMES TO restrictive covenants—also known as noncompetes—too many physicians make the mistake of believing these clauses are unenforceable. As a result, they figure...

Call coverage: What’s in the contract?

THE CONTRACT STATED that the surgeon would join the two-physician practice at the same time as another doctor, bringing the total physician count to...

Family leave: Are you prepared?

IN 2015 when Sarah Hoper, MD, had her first child, she had some decisions to make. Dr. Hoper, who was working in Nashville as...

Editor's Choice

Two reasons you’re probably stressed

THAT ANNOYING TRAFFIC JAM isn't causing your stress (though it isn't making it any better). The real reasons behind your stress go much deeper....

Apps at the bedside

WHETHER IT'S TO EDUCATE PATIENTS, calculate anticoagulation risks or choose the best test to order, doctors with smartphones ought to take some mobile medical...

Bad news on physician burnout

Two-thirds of U.S. physicians feel burned out BAD NEWS for U.S. medicine: Nearly two-thirds of U.S. physicians say they feel burned out, depressed or both,...

The pros and cons of working locum

SHAUN S. BERGER, MD, remembers the moment he realized he wanted to work locum tenens. The pediatrician was working as a junior faculty member...
Editor's note

Career planning: never too soon

WHAT KIND OF CAREER do you want after residency? If you're still in your second year of training, you may think it's too early...

Finding locum work

WHEN IT COMES TO working locum tenens, one of the biggest questions most physicians have is this: Will they be able to find regular...