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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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Alternative investment options for doctors

Alternative investment options for doctors

‘Alternative investment’ is a broad term, though it generally refers to any number of investments that fall outside of traditional stocks and bonds. Alternative investments include investing in private companies (such as startups), peer to peer lending, real estate and real estate crowdfunding, investing in assets that have value (such as precious metals, hedge funds, and others.

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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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The best freelance medical writing jobs for physicians

The best freelance medical writing jobs for physicians

A lot of healthcare professionals want more flexibility and autonomy in their work. Many want an extra source of income. Others are exhausted by clinical work and want different ways to use their medical knowledge. Medical writing is exactly what many of these folks are looking for. But medical writing jobs for physicians come in many flavors. This article aims to sum up what you need to know about finding the best freelance jobs for your skills and interests.

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How to expedite your search for a nonclinical career

How to expedite your search for a nonclinical career

In today’s guest post, John Jurica presents 5 tactics to expedite your search for a nonclinical career, as well as some examples from his own career and tips for getting started. Download our FREE workbook to help get started on your career transition.

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Nonclinical physician salary comparison

Nonclinical physician salary comparison

Uncertainty about income is one of the main hesitations among physicians considering a transition to a nonclinical position. Average physician salary by specialty is easy to find, but is largely drawn from surveys of physicians practicing in traditional clinical settings. This post aims to provide a ballpark physician salary comparison for the most popular nonclinical jobs.

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Earn extra income consulting with expert networks

Earn extra income consulting with expert networks

The demand for expert network services has grown steadily in the past decade. As a physician, you can earn a high hourly rate by simply talking about your areas of expertise on the phone. Learn about the best expert networks for medical professionals to join.

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Nonclinical medical student away rotations

Nonclinical medical student away rotations

Medical students interested in exploring nonclinical career opportunities should look into applying for a nonclinical away rotation during their 4th year. A number of medical schools and hospitals have established medical student away rotations in a variety of nonclinical areas related to healthcare delivery. These include quality improvement, clinical informatics, business, law, and others.

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5 steps to making a career change in medicine

5 steps to making a career change in medicine

Career transitions and business endeavors can be an incredibly fruitful thing for many physicians. But many physicians avoid them because they don’t know where to start. Here are five steps to overcome the I-don’t-know-where-to-start mental blockade.

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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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