Compensation

Compensation
From how satisfied residents are with their pay to what incentives they can look forward to, Today's Magazine provides a complete compensation overview for those entering graduate medical training. Find out if a straight salary or one based on productivity incentives is best - or is it a combination of the two? Wondering how productivity-based compensation models work or how can you can determine if your compensation is fair? Check out all of Today's Physician articles on compensation.

Compensation overview: Primary care vs. specialists

THE NEWS ABOUT physician compensation is largely good. According to 2017 survey results from Medscape, physician pay has increased steadily over the last seven years,...

Signing bonuses: more than you signed up for?

YOU HAD THREE JOB OFFERS, but you were hooked by the rural hospital that dangled the $50,000 signing bonus. Given the size of the...

Negotiating compensation

YOU'RE DEEP in the job search, and you've already received preliminary offers from two groups. The problem is that your top choice is offering...

Is a resident stipend right for you?

AS YOU LOOK AHEAD to your first job, you've probably noticed that some organizations offer "resident stipends." The details around resident stipends vary, but...

Can’t wait to start spending?

HAVE YOU DREAMED about how much money you'll make once you're finished training and all the things you'll finally be able to afford? If...

Sign-on incentives: What’s right for you?

RECRUITERS HAVE a wide range of incentives to get physicians’ attention, from sign-on bonuses and relocation assistance to student loan forgiveness. In part, that’s...
Physician compensation

How does geography affect physician compensation?

Published in the June/July issue of Today's Physician  AS THE 2019 SURVEYS on physician compensation are released, the news is mixed. One large survey indicates that...

Video can be effective follow-up tool for low-risk surgeries

January 20, 2021 Video can be effective follow-up tool for low-risk surgeries Telehealth has been particularly popular in specialties like mental health, but new...

A look at the highest and lowest regions for physician pay

HOW BIG OF A ROLE does geography play in physician compensation? According to data from two 2017 surveys, location continues to be a major influence...

Editor's Choice

Your first contract: Do you know what it really says?

THE CONTRACT says that your first job will be paid according to an RVU compensation plan with a two-year income guarantee. Do you have...

Dress for success (and what not to wear on your interview)

CONSIDER THE JOB CANDIDATE who showed up in a rural community in a suit and tie even though he was told dress would be...

Is a resident stipend right for you?

AS YOU LOOK AHEAD to your first job, you've probably noticed that some organizations offer "resident stipends." The details around resident stipends vary, but...

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,...