When deciding to take a new job, many factors must be considered, such as the job title, job responsibilities, potential for future growth, benefits, and salary. A doctor could be looking for more work-life balance, or they may need to relocate their home and family, or an opportunity for advancement.
Healthcare professionals often find themselves wondering what steps to take to advance their careers and get promotions. Let’s look at the different types of job promotions and career advancements in healthcare and how you may reach your goals.
The duties and responsibilities as a physician are expanding rapidly with a troubling trend showing decreased job satisfaction and compensation. There are quite a few non-clinical opportunities for doctors who have a background and experience in the medical and healthcare industry.
Non-clinical skills are the attitudes, habits, and qualities that make a physician a well-rounded professional. There are certain non-clinical competencies for physicians in the healthcare setting that can help them serve their patients better and make an unenviable and uncomfortable situation easier.
FDA jobs for physicians include much more than clinical review positions for approving new drugs. Doctors work in every FDA Center in a variety of roles.
A reader asks what training is beneficial for doctors who wish to pursue careers that incorporate alternative and traditional medicine.
There are plenty of options for non-clinical doctors! Here are 10 reasons you should read my new book on alternative careers.
Here are 10 reasons to read “50 Nonclinical Careers for Physicians: Fulfilling, Meaningful, and Lucrative Alternatives to Direct Patient Care.”
There are more nonclinical jobs for doctors than most people realize. For a physician considering a transition from clinical medicine, it can be tough to even know where to begin in exploring all the options that cover numerous industries, sectors, organization types. This quiz is a great place to start!
Here are the best non-clinical fellowships for MDs that are applicable for preparing for a career transition to utilization management or being a medical director with a managed care company.
Consulting is a great nonclinical career option for physicians. Here are many reasons why a physician can be a successful consultant.
Telemedicine is only one of the many alternatives to traditional clinical practice. Here are remote clinical opportunities for doctors who want to supplement telemedicine or who like the idea of practicing remotely but don’t really like doing traditional telemedicine encounters.
A resume for a nonclinical job is a completely new challenge compared to updating a CV for an academic clinical position. Here’s how you can revamp your resume for a nonclinical medical director position.
The best trade and scholarly journals for physician leadership, non-clinical careers, industry jobs, and executive positions
Reading trade publications and scholarly journals can help prepare for a physician leadership position or any nonclinical career. Here are 8 of the most broadly relevant to physicians in transition.
There have been a lot of headlines that appear to link burnout with doctors quitting medicine, and as a result, an exacerbation of the looming doctor shortage in the US. However, I am skeptical about whether this is truly taking place.
Transitioning to a non-clinical medical career can be difficult if you don’t have any experience outside of clinical medicine. Here’s how joining a visiting scholar program can be helpful.
Physician recruiters are helpful if you are looking for a nonclinical physician job. Here are the different types of physician recruiters and the differences in how they work.
Many physicians lack knowledge on the business side of their side hustles. To fill in the business gaps, here are free online courses related to several aspects of a side gig.
Board certification is not feasible without residency. However, there are some great routes to take if you’re open to redirecting your career plan.
Making money on Upwork is not just for web developers! Here are some tips for physicians and other medical professionals to earn income with medical writing and consulting jobs.
Nonclinical jobs are becoming popular. Landing one is becoming difficult. Here are some resume tips you can apply to stand out among other physician applicants applying for the same nonclinical job.
Doctors making house calls isn’t a thing of the past. Here are five types of house call physician jobs ranging from full-time employed positions to side gigs to business ownership opportunities.
If you truly dislike clinical work, don’t force yourself to do it. Here are some points for you to justify your decision, as well as some other reasons it may be worth leaving clinical medicine.
The question of whether to continue working as a clinical physician after you transition to a nonclinical job largely depends on your personal goals. Here we discuss 7 reasons why you should continue clinical work.
Medical writing is one of the great nonclinical career options for physicians. Physician and medical writing coach, Mandy Armitage, answers our most common questions about getting into medical writing.
If you’re already board certified, there are ways to achieve a second ABMS board certification without doing a fellowship. Here, we present the two main ways to accomplish this.
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Getting into drug safety – as well many pharma jobs – can be difficult without having prior experience in the pharmaceutical industry. But there are ways to gain relevant experience in drug safety without actually holding the title of Drug Safety Physician. Here’s how.