Do I Need to Hire a Physician Contract Lawyer?

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If you’ve just received a physician’s employment contract, congratulations! You’re on your way to building and advancing your career. After years of medical school, the life you’ve envisioned is just around the corner. But as excited as you may be, you’ve got to read and understand the agreement before you sign on the dotted line. […]

3 Common Contract Issues that Green-Card Seeking Physicians Face

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Foreign-born physicians are an integral part of the American healthcare landscape. According to a 2018 JAMA study, approximately 29% of physicians were born abroad, and 7% are not currently U.S. citizens. Many of these physicians are J-1 or H1-B visa holders who are seeking to obtain green cards.  Achieving Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) status is a […]

High Salary Specialties: Plastic Surgeon Salary

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If there’s one thing that all physicians have in common, it’s that they want to make sure they earn fair compensation for the difficult work they do. And in high-paying specialties, such as plastic surgery, the salaries can range dramatically depending on who you serve, where you practice, and in what subspecialty you work. Of […]

High Salary Specialties: Cardiologist Salary

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The heart is a very complex and essential organ in the body. As a cardiologist, your role in keeping that organ functioning properly earns you one of the highest salaries in the medical field. Within the cardiology specialty, there is a wide range in the amount of money physicians can make. Most of this is […]

Is Your Radiation Oncology Salary at Fair Market Value?

Is Your Radiation Oncology Salary at Fair Market Value?

With four years in medical school, four years in residency, and one year of postgraduate training, radiation oncologists have some of the longest training programs of all medical specialists. So by the time you’re board-certified and eligible to practice, you’re eager to start earning a competitive salary. But what exactly should that salary be? How […]

How to Make the Most of a Dermatologist’s Salary

How to Increase a Dermatology Salary

If you are a dermatologist, you’re probably aware that you’ve chosen one of the top-paying physician specialties. However, were you aware that even within the practice of dermatology, there can be a wide range in salary from one dermatologist to another? Why this gap in pay when all dermatologists go through the same amount of […]

How to Make the Most of a Pathologist’s Salary

How to make the most of a pathology salary

As a pathologist, your career choice makes you among the most content of all who chose to follow a medical career. Your satisfaction in your work may be great, but what about your compensation? Are you satisfied with your salary as a pathologist? Would you like to see it grow? In years past, the job […]

When Physicians Should Walk Away From a Job Offer

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When Physicians Should Walk Away From a Job Offer The decision to turn down a job offer can be a difficult one, especially for young doctors facing enormous pressure to secure an employment contract. Too many new physicians make the mistake of accepting any offer out of a sense of urgency, only to then find […]