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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Considerations for telemedicine jobs

Considerations for telemedicine jobs

Whether you’re just starting to think about trying telemed, recently got contacted by a recruiter, or are ready to make the switch from an office-based practice, there are a lot of factors to think about to ensure the work is a good fit and that you’re signing a solid contract. Here are seven important questions to ask yourself when considering a physician telemedicine job.

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Getting into management consulting for doctors

Getting into management consulting for doctors

For most physicians, transitioning to management consulting is a big endeavor. A consulting position with a well-regarded firm (for example, McKinsey, BCG, or Bain) is not something you can just submit a quick application for and expect a job offer a few weeks later. If you’re serious about a career in consulting and want to make the most of your efforts, be intentional in your pursuit. Here are five steps to take to set yourself up for success.

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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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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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