Have you ever taken a vacation and felt that wonderful “getting away” feeling that comes with the peace and quiet of beautiful landscapes, waterways and down home friendly people? If you enjoy a slower paced lifestyle with less stress and want to go where people know you and appreciate what you do, you might be a perfect fit for a […]

After 10 grueling years of training to become a physician, you can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.  You may be receiving countless emails that advertise amazing starting salaries, sign on bonuses, and/or loan repayments that almost seem too good to be true. Dozens of calls are coming in on a […]

Physician relocation is a two-fold situation: On the one hand, you’re starting your career and entering a new phase of life. On the other hand, it can be one of life’s most stressful events. This is especially true if you have a family and are already established in your community, or are moving across the […]

Are you concerned about increasing and maintaining your earnings throughout your career? Earlier this week, I started my two-part blog series on physician compensation with a post about guaranteed salaries and the struggles of graduating to production-based pay. As I outlined in the first post (if you haven’t read it, click here), this is often […]

In an ideal world, physicians could spend as much time with their patients as they needed to. But in the real world — which is one that many patients are blissfully unaware of — physicians have to meet productivity goals. More often than not, a physician’s productivity informs his or her compensation (this is called […]

When it comes to searching for your first job post-residency, a lot of considerations come into play. Location and compensation are two of the main things graduating residents think about when searching for their first jobs, and interestingly enough, they have quite a bit to do with one another. It’s easy enough to say, “I’d […]