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 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 balance a side hustle with a full-time job

How to balance a side hustle with a full-time job

Is your full-time job holding you back from starting a side hustle? Don’t let it! Many healthcare professionals simultaneously do both – and excel at both. Striking a balance early on in a side gig can be essential in taking your hustle to the point that it could be your main source of income. Here are 5 tips on how to balance a side hustle with a full time job.

4 keys to stumbling across rewarding opportunities

4 keys to stumbling across rewarding opportunities

The best career opportunities for doctors take effort to find. And it takes some legwork to be in a position that you’re a contender to be selected for these opportunities. It gets easier with time, though. Opportunities beget more opportunities.

HealthTap review for telemedicine doctors

HealthTap review for telemedicine doctors

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.

10 skills you already have that lend themselves to a non-clinical career

10 skills you already have that lend themselves to a non-clinical career

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.