4 Crucial Considerations in Contract Negotiations

March 19, 2015

  Contracts: What you don’t know can hurt you. During medical education, we are taught how to be great clinicians and care providers, but we are not taught much about the business of medicine and how to manage our careers.  This information is critical as you finish training and... Read More

Evaluating Physician Job Offers

September 25, 2014

Image Credit: Nick Page     As you get closer to graduation from your residency or fellowship program and prepare to transition to physician practice, you are likely to receive a variety of physician job offers. Choosing between these offers can be a tough task, especially when combined with... Read More

Succeeding in Your Phone Interviews

September 11, 2014

Image Credit: Martin Cathrae     During your transition to physician practice, the first major communication you will have with your potential employer is your phone interview. Many employers use the opportunity to gain a deep understanding of candidates and decide which ones are worth pursuing further for employment.... Read More

2014 USMLE Step 3 Content

August 28, 2014

Image Credit: Dr. Farouk     With the USMLE Step 3 examination changes affecting exams taken in November 2014 and onward, it’s important to ensure you’re well-prepared for what the exam will test you on. As the USMLE undergoes the transition from the old format to the new one,... Read More

Evaluating Compensation Offers

August 21, 2014

Image Credit:  401(K) 2012     The nature of compensation offers you receive with physician job offers is an important factor for you to consider in your transition from residency or fellowship to physician practice. As a graduating resident or fellow, you probably have a lot of student loan... Read More