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.
Knowing how to write multiple choice questions is a useful skill for medical professionals. Here’s how to avoid the most common misktakes.
Medical humanities journal options for your creative writing, scientific journals that accept narrative medicine pieces, and other ideas to get your literary work published.
Since publishing “50 Nonclinical Careers for Physicians,” I’ve been on a virtual book tour, including guest blog posts, online magazine articles, interviews, and podcast appearances. I invite you to join me!
An L4Z readers asks: “Your quiz, “Which non-clinical career is right for you?” suggests that I would be a great editor in the medical writing world. Are there any jobs for someone to do editing specifically?”
SEAK offers great tools and resources for physicians who are considering side gigs or non-clinical careers. Here’s how you can make the most out of the SEAK conference.
Reap the benefits of your standardized test-taking skills with freelance writing jobs for physicians and other activities
Preparing for medical exams helped you acquire a skill set. As with any skill set, there are ways to earn income from it. Capitalize on your standardized test experience with freelance writing jobs for physicians and more.
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.
Figuring out how to make extra money as a resident physician doesn’t need to be an added source of stress in your life. Here are some great clinical and nonclinical options.
Here are five non-clinical, work-on-your-own-terms areas of medical writing where clinicians are more or less always in-demand. They are generally desirable positions and can be quite competitive. However, if you’ve got what it takes, you can land one of these roles just about any time you want.
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.
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.
Physicians who have worked in academic research, written clinical guidelines, or worked in quality improvement at their institutions may enjoy working in scientific and regulatory writing conveying safety, regulatory, and clinical summary information.
Medical communications can be a rewarding career for healthcare providers who are natural born communicators seeking a way to combine a love of medical science with a gift for writing and consulting.
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.
You may be fine with a generic resume for an entire job search, but only if your job search is within a narrow field. If you’re applying for a job opening or to a particular company, you’ll want to a version of your resume that is explicitly geared toward demonstrating that you’re a great candidate for that specific role. But this doesn’t mean you need to do a total resume overhaul every time you send it to someone.