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.

8 nonclinical jobs for physicians without residency

8 nonclinical jobs for physicians without residency

Whatever your reason is for not completing a residency, don’t let it hold you back from using your medical degree to have a fulfilling, lucrative career. Here is a rundown of some great jobs for physicians without a residency.

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.

How to review a physician independent contractor agreement

How to review a physician independent contractor agreement

Side jobs and non-employed part-time positions often require a physician independent contractor agreement to be signed. This article discusses the purpose of its components, how to effectively review it, and what to check for before signing.

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.

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.

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.

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.