Physician Letter of Intent: Should You Sign It?

Should you sign a physician LOI

Letters of intent are a normal part of the contract negotiation process and are the first step toward accepting a job offer. But you must be careful not to “tie your negotiation hands” when signing an offer letter. While the terms of employment may seem very simple and straightforward, signing this before you fully understand […]

Dr. Khadija Chaudrey

Dr. Chaudrey and her family

Dr. Khadija Chaudrey On the power of a positive outlook and female mentorship When Dr. Khadija Chaudrey moved to Brooklyn from Lahore, Pakistan, she had already completed medical school, landed a residency, and secured a visa to move halfway around the world. However, as a young immigrant physician, there were challenges ahead that her medical […]

How to Get a Medical License in Utah

Get your dophl license in Utah

In the last decade, you’ve converted your passion for helping others into one of the most respectable career paths in the world. So far, you’ve: Completed a pre-med undergraduate program Survived four grueling years of medical school Proven your skills in a two-year progressive residency program Put your USMLE or COMLEX exams in the rearview […]

How Much Can You Make in Neurology?

Neurologist salary

Although most neurologists would agree that they aren’t in it for the money, most would also agree that they are willing to take steps to ensure that they earn a fair salary. The business of medicine is difficult to navigate at times, with so many different factors weighing in. And neurologists don’t typically take business […]

Oral Surgeon Salaries: MD vs DDS MD vs OMFS

Oral surgeon salaries

There is a big debate in the oral surgeon industry regarding the value of the extra education that some choose to pursue. They call it “the million-dollar decision.” According to this idea, the extra two years of school that an oral surgeon needs for a medical degree will end up costing them. To the tune […]

The Pros and Cons of Physician Locum Tenens

Pros and cons of physician locum tenens

Physicians work in a variety of different capacities. Some are hospitalists or employees of health groups. Some clinicians operate their own private practices. Some work in other physician’s practices or small medical centers. And some work locum tenens. According to a recent study, nearly 50,000 physicians did locum tenens work in 2017. In fact, 94% […]

10 Best States to Practice Medicine

Best states to practice medicine

Choosing to pursue a career in medicine was the easy part. Deciding where you want to transplant your practice — and possibly your entire family — is a much heavier decision. And to make matters even more complicated: For physicians, no two states are the same. Some states shine bright with an average physician salary […]

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. […]