From the editor

From the editor
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The ins and outs of references

Published in the June/July 2019 issue of Today's Physician IF YOU WERE GOING to look for a new job today, who would you use as...
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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...
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The right negotiating style

HOW HARD should you push when negotiating a job offer? If you're like many young physicians, you may not try to negotiate at all....
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Are you ready for your site visits?

We look at what happens when you’re called into a practice for an on-site interview. Site visits give both you and the practice a...
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Welcome to our first issue!

What should you expect from a phone interview for a new job? What's reasonable compensation for a job in your specialty, and what red...

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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...

When the lawyers come for you

WHILE DOCTORS now get sued less frequently than they once did, the combination of bad outcomes and unhappy patients and/or families still produces a...

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...