The best part of my job is interviewing residents and watching as gears begin to turn in their minds when I ask:  What made you decide that you wanted to be a doctor?  What is your purpose in life?  What legacy are you creating?  Which position in your field will truly FULFILL you?  What type […]

antivirus internet security software Before you decide to accept a physician job offer, you might be filled with excitement, dread or worry. After all, it’s an enormous commitment. How can you be sure you’re making the right decision? Maybe you’ll get lucky… you’ll apply to your dream organization in your dream location and receive a […]

Set Yourself Up for Success:  Embracing the Art of Networking Physicians are, by nature, excellent task masters. When given a defined set of goals to complete, whether it be a list of patients to round on, a target GPA for admission to medical school, or procedures to complete by graduation, we face it head on […]

When entering the job market, residents and fellows commonly make the mistake of not considering a few factors that have a tremendous impact on the career goals they hope to achieve. Too often, we see residents making the mistake of taking the first job presented, being too picky about their opportunities, waiting until the last […]

When it comes time to start looking for jobs — and especially when it comes time to start accepting offers — residents start talking among themselves: “What types of practices are you looking into?” “Do you have any interviews lined up?” “What salary range are you going for?” While a lot of this talk can […]

If applying to jobs and interviewing isn’t stressful enough, there’s another task that might prove to be even more difficult: weighing offers and choosing the right job. Your first job out of residency will set the tone for your entire physician career. Some of us get lucky, and the choice is crystal clear: we get […]

When you’re starting your physician career, one of the most important steps is to determine your personal goals and priorities. Once you’ve solidified your plan (where you’d like to live, what your ideal compensation is, etc.), you’re up for a bigger challenge: evaluating potential practices and determining the best fit. This is easier than it […]