Takeaways, highlights, and musings from The Doctors Guide to Navigating a Financial Crisis.
There are significant differences in salary across work settings as a physical, occupational, or speech therapist. Here, we lay them out for you.
There are lessons to learn from Theranos’ downfall: the problem with fake it till you make it, taking advice from thought leaders, and more.
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.
Innovation in health and medicine is huge right now, and startups looking for doctors are not hard to find. Startups need full-time physicians, advisors, and consultants. Here are 6 ways to get involved.
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.
Investing in biotech. life sciences, and health startups is an appealing alternative investment for physicians. This article covers a few avenues to get started, including syndicates through online portals, angel networks, and regulation CF funding.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
Employers don’t want to offer you a higher salary than they absolutely need to in order for you to accept a position. So some of them will try to find out what your current salary is. Sharing your salary is unlikely to help you, and highly likely to work against you when it comes to negotiating a job offer. Find out how to respond to this when you’re asked.
When asked, “What are your salary expectations?” during the application hiring process, many medical professionals feel backed into a corner. You don’t need to be forthcoming with this information. Here’s what to say instead of spitting out a number.
Some say the medical resident budget should continue beyond residency. I agree to a large extent. But sometimes living like an attending makes sense and adds value to our lives.
Jobs in medical writing are a terrific gig for healthcare professionals, both as a career and as supplemental freelance work. Rates for writing jobs cover an extensive range, which can make it difficult to propose a rate to a new client. In general, for almost any contracting work as a medical professional, I recommend charging a set rate per project.
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