Building a personal brand is especially important for entrepreneurial physicians and those with non-traditional careers or their own businesses.
Medical journalism careers involve communicating health information and news to the general public, and can include a variety of industries.
Temptation bundling is the notion of linking together two activities to accomplish something in our lives. The first activity is something we need to do or should do, but want to avoid or have the tendency to postpone for as long as possible. The second activity is one that we enjoy doing. It’s a hobby we love, a time waster, our “guilty pleasure,” or whatever we do to relax.
One of the ways I’ve earned a bit of extra income over the past few years is with online telehealth platforms. I’ve come across a number of reviews of various online telemedicine providers that are geared toward patients, though I haven’t had much luck finding information online about them from the physician’s perspective. So I thought I’d write a post about the platform I’ve had the most experience with – HealthTap.
With more than 400 million blogs scattered across the internet, it’s easy to dismiss starting your own blog. Uncertainly about how readers will find your blog and fear of having nothing substantial to add to what already exists are common reasons to stick to being a reader rather than a blogger. But let me assure you that, as a highly-educated individual with expertise in medicine and healthcare, you definitely have something substantial to add.
Being a physician advisor for a clinical documentation improvement programs provider can be a great opportunity if you enjoy teaching and want a break or a change from traditional clinical medicine.
Many jobs in medicine bring on the question of physician employee vs independent contractor. For those working as consultants or with alternative work arrangements, it’s important to understand the differences between various work arrangements.
If you’re a healthcare professional who wants more than simply to earn a decent salary by going to work every day, you should have a professional New Year’s resolution. Look for Zebras is all about living your professional life to the fullest and on your own terms. To do that, you need to be proactive.
If you’ve spent any time exploring non-clinical jobs in medicine or physician leadership opportunities, you’ve probably encountered the job title of Medical Director. You may have noticed that medical director jobs span a wide range of position types, pop up in several different areas within healthcare, and have vastly differing job descriptions and requirements.
There’s a tendency among physicians who are considering leaving clinical medicine to feel that they’re not adequately prepared or lacking the appropriate skill set for the new work. Even if you’ve spent your entire career to date in a clinical setting, you’ve acquired and used skills that are vital for a non-clinical career – even one that is only tangentially related to medicine.