Should You Hire an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist?

Optometrist salary

If you’re an ophthalmologist looking to expand your private practice, there will likely come a time when you need to hire additional staff. That could mean hiring a surgery technician, an optometrist, or another ophthalmologist like yourself. Who you hire depends on the needs of your practice (and your patients). So you’ll need to determine […]

Why Doctors Should Consider Real Estate Investing

Why doctors should consider real estate investing

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, physicians in the U.S. earn an average of $208,000 per year. And while this is significantly higher than most people in other professions, a $208k salary alone won’t necessarily make you “rich.” If you want to build wealth on a physician’s salary, you’ll need to know where and […]

Medical Malpractice Payouts: What to Expect

Medical malpractice settlements, verdicts, and payouts

From analyzing test results to prescribing medications to performing delicate surgical procedures, physicians in all capacities do life-saving work. But practicing medicine doesn’t always go according to plan. And when it goes awry, there’s one thing you can count on: A malpractice allegation. Physicians across all specialties are subject to malpractice claims and lawsuits. In […]

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 […]

What Physicians Should Know About Mortgage Disability Insurance

What physicians should know about mortgage disability insurance

It’s easy to understand the value of having homeowners insurance, auto insurance, and term life insurance. These standard insurance policies are affordable, easy to get, and clear cut regarding what they cover and why you need them. But there are countless other insurance products on the market that aren’t so easy to understand. One of […]

Steps to Get Licensed with the Arkansas Medical Board

How to Get Licensed With the Arizona Medical Board

Over the last decade, you poured your blood, sweat, and tears into your medical school coursework and seemingly endless residency. Now it’s time to fill out your application and submit it to the Arkansas Medical Board. The license application itself is relatively straightforward and easy to complete. But gathering up the appropriate documents and forwarding to […]

Dr. Fatima Diab and Michele Nasti

Pizza Experience

Dr. Fatima Diab and Michele Nasti Even before she first moved from Sierra Leone to the United States at the age of thirteen, Fatima Diab dreamt of becoming a doctor and taking care of children. Today, she is an in-patient pediatrician at a community hospital in Richmond, and her husband Michele Nasti is a restaurant […]