In the words of the English band The Clash… “Should I stay, or should I go now?” The New Year nearly always brings thoughts of finding a new job or creating a new challenge or opportunity.If you made a… Read more »
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Just because a physician completed their training, and became board certified, does not mean they stop training. It’s just the beginning of lifelong professional learning, where every day brings the physician another patient, or procedure to constantly apply and… Read more »
Thanksgiving might as well be synonymous with overeating, overindulgence, and leftovers that extend for a week. With a plan, Thanksgiving can be a festive day of good food and some treats that leave you feeling happy, healthy, and ready… Read more »
How are prospective physicians searching for their next career opportunity? Most likely by their specialty area. Some specialty and subspecialty positions are hard to fill with many health systems competing to find top talent. So, what’s the most effective way to… Read more »
As I continue to meet with Executives and In-House Recruiters to discuss strategic planning and current recruitment needs, one of the questions I always ask is, “How are you currently recruiting”? I am frequently told that they have been working… Read more »
“Dentophobia”- It can be known as dental fear, dental anxiety, dentist phobia, odontophobia, or dentophobia. They all mean the same thing: an intense fear of visiting the dentist for dental care. Think Sir Laurence Olivier in The Marathon Man.… Read more »
Ask anyone about applying for a new job and you will rarely see a smile join the conversation. Ask a physician about the joys of applying to a hospital and mention of a headache is basically guaranteed. Medical… Read more »
My name is Cassandra Miller and I have been practicing as a physician assistant (PA) since 2003. I trained at University of Southern California and was in the first class to graduate the PA Program. I went into the… Read more »
Healthcare Facility Perspective: The calendar may only say October, but it’s time to start thinking about your winter holiday staffing needs. Sure, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year’s Day are still a couple months away, but staff members will… Read more »
Recent graduates of medical schools have more student loan debt than any generation before them; more than 86% of graduates, to be exact. Of all the challenges facing new physicians, managing medical school debt can be among the most imposing.… Read more »