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Evading the physician hourly wage trap

Evading the physician hourly wage trap

We tend to spend a lot of our professional lives trading time for money. Make physician hourly wage a thing of the past with these six tips, which hold true whether you’re a full-time employee or self-employed, and whether you’re practicing clinical medicine or do nonclinical work.

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Career

How to become a drug safety physician

How to become a drug safety physician

Getting into drug safety – as well many pharma jobs – can be difficult without having prior experience in the pharmaceutical industry. But there are ways to gain relevant experience in drug safety without actually holding the title of Drug Safety Physician. Here’s how.

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New year’s career goals for doctors

New year’s career goals for doctors

It’s so easy to get into the grind and fall into the trap of “working for the weekend.” If this happens, the entire year can go by and all you’ll have to show for it is one year’s salary. One year’s salary for a physician is nothing to scoff at. But what if you could end the year with a lot more? Here’s how to get started on an ultra-effective, super-fulfilling professional life in the new year.

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Physician sabbatical programs and ideas

Physician sabbatical programs and ideas

A physician sabbatical can take the form of a rejuvenating retreat, formal program, or self-designed endeavor with a professional goal. This article provides several ideas and info to help you start thinking about plans for your own sabbatical.

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Sabbatical for doctors: the how, what, and why

Sabbatical for doctors: the how, what, and why

A sabbatical for doctors can be an awesome way to rejuvenate your medical career, fend off burnout, and help you cultivate a fulfilling professional life. In this article, we dispel a couple sabbatical myths and give you the details needed to take one yourself.

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Solopreneurship, freelancing, and side hustles

How to find freelance medical writing jobs

How to find freelance medical writing jobs

Probably the most difficult part of getting started with freelance medical writing as a physician is finding your first few jobs. They most likely won’t fall into your lap. But worry not – there are great ways to go about finding them. I discuss four methods below to help you get yourself established. You can focus on one, or combine techniques to maximize your chances of finding gigs that are a good fit for your interests.

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How to balance a side hustle with a full-time job

How to balance a side hustle with a full-time job

Is your full-time job holding you back from starting a side hustle? Don’t let it! Many healthcare professionals simultaneously do both – and excel at both. Striking a balance early on in a side gig can be essential in taking your hustle to the point that it could be your main source of income. Here are 5 tips on how to balance a side hustle with a full time job.

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Money, income, and finance

New year’s career goals for doctors

New year’s career goals for doctors

It’s so easy to get into the grind and fall into the trap of “working for the weekend.” If this happens, the entire year can go by and all you’ll have to show for it is one year’s salary. One year’s salary for a physician is nothing to scoff at. But what if you could end the year with a lot more? Here’s how to get started on an ultra-effective, super-fulfilling professional life in the new year.

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Now is a great time to start a side gig

Now is a great time to start a side gig

There are so many alternative sources of income for doctors and medical professionals. It’s a great time to get started with a side hustle. Here are five reasons why, and how you can use them to your advantage.

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How can doctors make extra money – even in a low-paying specialty?

How can doctors make extra money – even in a low-paying specialty?

You don’t need to be a dermatologist, plastic surgeon, or other procedure-heavy, narrowly focused specialist to enjoy a great income as a physician. There are a number of ways that family medicine physicians, internists, pediatricians, generalists, and doctors in traditionally “low-paying” specialties can earn a higher-than-average income.

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