Blog Post Archives by Year

Below are Look for Zebras’ articles organized by year.

The current year’s posts can be viewed here.

Enjoy this collection of articles for physicians and healthcare providers about careers, finances, burnout, and finding fulfillment in the profession of medicine!

 

2019

10 reasons I love my job in utilization review as a physician
5 types of non-clinical physician jobs based on clinical skills and experience
5 unique ways you can earn income with house call physician jobs
9 types of chart review jobs for physicians
Be your own physician champion
Being a HENRY (high earner, not rich yet) and what you should do about it
Can physicians obtain board certification without residency?
Doctors leaving medicine: Why you should give up clinical medicine
Evading the physician hourly wage trap
Financial independence, physician retirement age, and happiness with Xrayvsn
Franchises for doctors and how to tell if owning one is right for you
Free courses that will help you start a successful online physician side hustle
Getting your first clients as a part-time physician consultant
Give thanks, and give in these 5 other ways that can truly make a difference
Government fellowship opportunities for doctors seeking pharma careers
Health and biotech startups are looking for doctors for these 6 roles
How I started looking for zebras in my medical career
How physician job seekers can counteract not having a residency
How to attract clients with SEO for medical practices, healthcare practices, and consulting businesses
How to become a drug safety physician
How to get an ABMS board certification without fellowship
How to make extra money as a resident physician
How to maximize your salary in the world of therapy
How to turn active income into passive income
I sued a company that didn’t pay me for contract work, and I won! Here’s what happened.
Locum tenens companies for physicians, founded by physicians
Mistakes to avoid when negotiating a physician contract
Nonclinical physician employment trends… and how you can benefit from them
Online physician side gigs that are possible for any experience level
Physician resume tips for nonclinical jobs… and an in-person resume and networking workshop!
Reap the benefits of your standardized test-taking skills with freelance writing jobs for physicians and other activities
Remote medical director job opportunity with great salary and benefits
Should I continue practicing after I transition to a nonclinical job?
Stop multitasking and task switching… and start prioritizing
Tax deductions for physicians with side gigs
Telemedicine reimbursement and all the ways physicians can earn income from telemed work
The average physician salary – a comparison between salary surveys
The benefits of automated investing for busy, high-income professionals
The best (and worst) types of physician franchise opportunities
The best sites that offer paid surveys for physicians
The most common questions about getting into medical writing, answered by a pro
The true cost of a state medical license
The Watering Hole – August 2019
The Watering Hole – December 2019
The Watering Hole – November 2019
The Watering Hole – October 2019
The Watering Hole – September 2019
Thoughtful and useful gift ideas for doctors
What are fair collaborating physician fees for nurse practitioner collaborations?
What are the best ways to find nonclinical MD jobs?
What physicians can learn from the Theranos saga… and the problem with ‘fake it till you make it’
What physicians need to know about making money on Upwork

 

2018

4 keys to stumbling across rewarding opportunities
5 steps to making a career change in medicine
5 ways to get into medical writing (without quitting your clinical job)
8 nonclinical jobs for physicians without residency
Alternative investment options for doctors
Alternative jobs for physicians without leaving clinical medicine
Answering the “What are your weaknesses?” question in job interviews
Can I put my medical license on hold?
Careers for physicians in business and management consulting
Careers for physicians in healthcare administration
Careers for physicians in managed care and utilization management
Careers for physicians in medical journalism
Careers for physicians in public health and population medicine
Careers for physicians in the financial sector
Careers in pharmacovigilance and drug safety for physicians
Considerations for telemedicine jobs
Directory listings for medical-legal consulting for physicians
Earn extra income consulting with expert networks
Frustrated with patient care? Try a population medicine perspective.
Getting into management consulting for doctors
Global health and non-profit careers for physicians
Governmental and public policy careers for physicians
Health and medical education jobs for physicians
HealthTap review for telemedicine doctors
How can doctors make extra money – even in a low-paying specialty?
How do I count years of experience as a physician changing jobs?
How much should I charge to write articles about health and medicine?
How to answer “What’s your current salary?” as an applicant
How to balance a side hustle with a full-time job
How to expedite your search for a nonclinical career
How to find freelance medical writing jobs
How to review a physician independent contractor agreement
Improve your productivity and accountability with temptation bundling
Investing in biotech startups for healthcare professionals
Jobs in clinical trials and drug development for pharmaceutical physicians
Laboratory director positions for physicians
Medical communications jobs for physicians
Medical device jobs for physicians
Medical illustrator career guide
Medical virtualist actually sounds like a reasonable sub-specialty – here’s why
Medical-legal consulting for physicians
New year’s career goals for doctors
Non-clinical and administrative jobs for physicians in a non-compete
Non-clinical B2B service businesses for physicians
Non-clinical career profiles for physicians
Nonclinical medical student away rotations
Nonclinical physician salary comparison
Non-clinical service businesses doctors can start
Nonclinical skilled volunteering and pro bono work for medical professionals
Now is a great time to start a side gig
Physician clinical informatics jobs
Physician coaching and speaking careers
Physician sabbatical programs and ideas
Programs to get into management consulting as a physician or medical student
Sabbatical for doctors: the how, what, and why
Scientific and regulatory medical writing jobs for physicians
Startup and biotech jobs for physicians
The best freelance medical writing jobs for physicians
The best gifts for physicians that they’ll actually use and appreciate
The intersection of nonclinical jobs in healthcare
The role of a physician advisor in clinical documentation improvement
The spectrum of work types for physicians
The value of building your personal brand as a physician
They say live like a resident… but sometimes it’s worth it to live like an attending
What are your salary expectations? Tips for physician job seekers.
Why you should start a blog as a physician

 

2017

10 skills you already have that lend themselves to a non-clinical career
A CV is not a resume, even if you’re a doctor
Entrepreneurial New Year’s resolutions for physicians
Find fulfillment in your career as a physician
I know I want to have a non-clinical job. Do I need to do a residency?
I want to travel the world, but not go deeper into debt
Jobs for physicians in the pharmaceutical industry
Medical director jobs: types, responsibilities, and salaries
Physician leadership development programs with pharma companies
Preventing burnout as a physician
Resume template for non-clinical physicians
The Perpetual Vitae™ and how to write a physician CV
The resume and CV guide for physicians pursuing nonclinical and alternative jobs
Transitioning to a non-clinical career as a primary care physician
Writing a winning résumé for nonclinical jobs
What’s the best type of MBA program for a healthcare system leadership job?

 

 

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