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4 Ways Physicians Use Locum Tenens to Help Their Careers

May 24, 2022

While locums may be familiar to most physicians, the benefits are something worth considering in greater detail. Meet four different doctors and find out how they used locum tenens jobs at various stages of their careers.
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Home Healthcare Gains New Champions

May 23, 2022

For Americans in general and licensed medical professionals, home healthcare may not have been entirely top of mind before COVID-19. This genre of care has garnered heightened visibility, even as some Americans still may not appreciate the potential range of benefits, says a new study.
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Maine Senator Invites Constituents to Pursue Healthcare Careers

May 06, 2022

In need of more healthcare workers, Maine has inviting programs in place to increase staffing numbers. Maine State Senator Chip Curry recently took to a local newspaper to encourage his constituents to consider healthcare as a career and showed them how to start the process.
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Digitization Brings Benefits, but Unbalances Healthcare Equity, Labor, and Trust

Apr 26, 2022

The 2022 crystal ball from Forrester predicts more urban-to-rural health disparities, less trust in healthcare, and a surge in home care demand—likely to fuel job demand there.

The Growth of Telemedicine: Telehealth Benefits for Physicians and Patients

Apr 18, 2022

While telemedicine has been available for several years, physicians and patients are only just now discovering the many benefits of the virtual doctor's office.
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Introducing Health eCareers’ AAPPR Scholarship Recipients – Meet the Recruiters

Apr 12, 2022

To show its support and commitment to the in-house recruiter profession, Health eCareers awarded two valuable recruiter conference scholarships to the upcoming AAPPR conference in Chicago. Meet the winners.

Considering a Career in Urology? Here’s What to Expect

Mar 09, 2022

Urology can be a lucrative and rewarding field. Read up on the process of getting your foot in the door and the experience of working in this area of healthcare.
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Residents Have Less Depression Than They Used To

Mar 07, 2022

Medical school students can experience depression, as previous research shows, but a new study reveals that depressive symptoms associated with internship declined almost 25 percent between 2007 and 2019.
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Physician Moms: Overcoming Workplace Challenges

Feb 17, 2022

A virtual career fair from the Physician Moms Group and Health eCareers included a frank panel discussion on maternity leave and discrimination at work. Two top recruiters and two physicians, all moms, shared personal insights and reflected on policies and processes in their workplaces and how to make change.

Top 10 Challenges Facing Healthcare Workers

Feb 10, 2022

In this article, we take a look at the top 10 challenges facing all healthcare workers.

The 10 Physician Specialties Most in Demand

Feb 08, 2022

The number of employment opportunities available to physicians continues to grow. Explore the 10 physician specialties most in demand based on Health eCareers job postings.

Female Physicians’ Career Salaries Approximately $2 Million Less Than Males’

Feb 04, 2022

The gender pay gap is real between male and female physicians. It emerges early and really doesn't change through female physicians' career trajectory, says new research.

More Women Needed in Healthcare Leadership Jobs

Feb 03, 2022

Women remain underrepresented in executive leadership positions in health systems and insurance companies, says a new study. Overall in the US, they occupy 76 percent of all healthcare jobs.

Female Family Physicians Like Their Jobs—But Not the Sexual Harassment

Feb 02, 2022

A study to evaluate working conditions for female family physicians finds that they're highly satisfied but that sexual harassment remains a workplace reality for many of them. Hiring and retaining physicians is a high priority now and in the future, given the projections of more major shortages.

Moral Distress and Resilience in Pediatric Healthcare Professionals

Jan 14, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic was hard on healthcare professionals in many ways, and a newly published study in the American Journal of Critical Care explains that among pediatric critical care professionals, moral distress was real.

New Numbers Portend a Severe Physician Shortage

Jan 04, 2022

Population growth and an aging population, along with physicians aging out of their profession, combine in a confluence of factors to exacerbate America's growing physician shortage. A new report from the Association of American Medical Colleges explains how and why.

Patients May Not Understand What You Say During a Visit

Dec 07, 2021

Perhaps what we have here is a failure to communicate, according to new research from the American Health Information Management Association. Doctors speak, but patients don't always understand what's being said.

Physician-Mothers Endured More Disruption During COVID-19

Dec 06, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic forced more responsibilities upon physician–parents, particularly females, and adequate support is recommended at work and at home to help them be their best in both worlds.

Residents’ Realities Revealed in New Lifestyle & Happiness Report

Nov 22, 2021

To understand what medical residents want at work and away from it, read the Medscape Residents Lifestyle & Happiness Report 2021. It shows that social activities are a luxury, and that pay isn't the most important factor in a first job.

Welcome to Your New Career Center!

Welcome to Your New Career Center!

Nov 03, 2021

Here's a quick update on everything your new career center has to offer, plus a few tips for how you can make the most of it, whether you're actively looking for a new healthcare job or just want to stay at the top of your career game. 

Annual Survey Finds Physician Pay Up Only Slightly and Productivity Down Significantly

Nov 02, 2021

For any physician or physician recruiter wondering exactly how and why COVID-19 impacted physician pay and productivity, an annual AMGA survey has the answers, and in great detail. It found very modest compensation increases and significant productivity decreases.

What’s Next for You? Non-Clinical Work Opportunities for Physicians

Oct 07, 2021

For physicians, the world of physician entrepreneurship is a wide one, with myriads of opportunities if you have the right mindset, says physician entrepreneur expert Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA.

Video: Timeline for Residents and Fellows

Sep 21, 2021

Residents and fellows often wonder where and especially when to start looking for a job. Watch our video, created in partnership with ASA (The American Society of Anesthesiologists).

Physicians Say ‘I’m Tired’ as Primary Care Faces ‘Existential Threats’

Sep 08, 2021

Every few months since COVID-19 began, the Primary Care Collaborative has surveyed physicians to find out how they're doing and feeling, and what they want fixed. The latest shows these doctors are really worried about their futures.

How COVID-19 Altered Physician Work Hours and Patterns

Sep 06, 2021

COVID-19 clearly impacted physician schedules in new ways, and a study in JAMA Network Open documents how and why.

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