The true cost of a state medical license

The true cost of a state medical license

While medical license requirements by state are similar, the cost is not. Here are the various fees associated in obtaining and renewing a state license for physicians.

Government fellowship opportunities for doctors seeking pharma careers

Government fellowship opportunities for doctors seeking pharma careers

Whatever your stage of medical training or practice, federal government fellowship programs are worth looking into if you’re interested in a career in drug development and safety. Here are six federal government fellowship programs that are great options for doctors who want to break into pharma.

How to become a drug safety physician

How to become a drug safety physician

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.

8 nonclinical jobs for physicians without residency

8 nonclinical jobs for physicians without residency

Whatever your reason is for not completing a residency, don’t let it hold you back from using your medical degree to have a fulfilling, lucrative career. Here is a rundown of some great jobs for physicians without a residency.

Nonclinical medical student away rotations

Nonclinical medical student away rotations

Medical students interested in exploring nonclinical career opportunities should look into applying for a nonclinical away rotation during their 4th year. A number of medical schools and hospitals have established medical student away rotations in a variety of nonclinical areas related to healthcare delivery. These include quality improvement, clinical informatics, business, law, and others.

Health and medical education jobs for physicians

Health and medical education jobs for physicians

For those seeking a change in pace from the rigors of patient care, but who like the intellectual stimulation and teaching aspect of medicine, may enjoy positions in health and medical education.

Getting into management consulting as a physician or medical student

Getting into management consulting as a physician or medical student

There are plentiful opportunities in management consulting for physicians. It’s notoriously difficult to be hired as a management consultant at one of the “big 3” consulting firms – McKinsey, BCG, and Bain. There are several programs to consider that are run by these firms, which are designed to give potential applicants a taste of what a career in consulting is like, but also to assist with recruitment and identifying applicants who merit an interview.