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Compensation is a major factor in determining whether or not to accept a particular job offer.  When evaluating various job opportunities, different compensation models and rates of compensation may be presented. Understanding the basis of how organizations determine compensation allows for better evaluation of offers when searching for a new career. Why is it important […]

When a physician employment contract is offered, often the first thing physicians look for is the compensation section to see how this offer stacks up against others.  What physicians sometimes find, is that rather than a simple 3-sentence paragraph outlining the annual compensation, and the payroll policy, there is a reference to an exhibit at […]

Though physician compensation is something you don’t want to bring up in an interview until appropriate, it’s a subject you need to broach eventually. In order to make sure a hiring organization is a good fit, you need to be sure you ask the right questions about this topic. Frankly, physician compensation models and structures […]

If you’re a resident, staying on top of physician compensation trends is important, since they can greatly influence the way you approach your job search. Even if you’re not actively searching for a job, it’s a good idea to stay informed and up to date. Plus, there’s always that element of natural curiosity — it’s […]

Of all of the questions I’m asked on a regular basis, “How much should I be earning?” seems to be the most popular among new physicians. Many of them live in fear that they’ll accept an offer that’s far too low, or they’ll find out that their peers are actually earning much more. The horror! […]

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 […]

As you begin your physician job search, it’s important to have a solid understanding of different kinds of Physician compensation models. This involves more than determining how much money you’ll make — it’s about making an informed choice that’s right for you in the long term. Your rate of Physician compensation is one thing (i.e. […]

how to increase penis size Dear Dr. Goodhook, I have $160,000 in school loans that I have to pay back soon after I complete Residency in June. Recently, I started searching for opportunities in downtown Chicago. I couldn’t believe that the Physician compensation (i.e. starting salaries) are $75,000 less than what most of my colleagues […]