Evading the physician hourly wage trap

Evading the physician hourly wage trap

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.

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.

Investing in biotech startups for healthcare professionals

Investing in biotech startups for healthcare professionals

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.