Job satisfaction

Job satisfaction

Do you need to be upfront about moonlighting?

WHEN PHYSICIANS moonlight at different hospitals and health systems on their time off, is it anybody’s business but their own? Given how many physicians moonlight,...

Job hunting? Keep potential burnout in mind

PROVIDER BURNOUT continues to receive a lot of attention. Tait Shanafelt, MD, and colleagues threw a big log on that fire in the December...

How satisfied are physicians with their pay?

Are doctors happy with what they earn? Data from two physician surveys paint somewhat different pictures, but the upshot is that many report being...

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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,...

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...