Looking beyond the offer letter

Looking beyond the offer letter

April 23, 2015

You’ve been offered a position you’re interested in, you’ve gone through the contract several times and now it’s time to sign. Sure, the contract seems interminably long with tons of verbiage at the end, but your potential bosses at the hospital or medical group insist it’s their standard contract. AllRead More

How to answer: “Why are you interested in this position?”

How to answer: “Why are you interested in this position?”

October 8, 2015

Why are you interested in this position? It’s one of the most common questions asked during the interview process, but it’s one that can stump you unless you’re prepared to answer. According to an article in The Muse, too many people make four common mistakes when answering this question thatRead More

Health Care Challenge

Keeping it confidential: when to let the word out

May 26, 2015

You’re an experienced doctor conducting a confidential job search. Should you use your supervisor as a reference? Don’t feel pressured to do so, says Regina Levison, vice president, client development, Jordan Search Consultants, St. Louis. While that supervisor or chief of staff may be the best one to sing yourRead More

What’s my stress and burnout risk?

What’s my stress and burnout risk?

October 4, 2016

Q: Are certain areas of medicine at greater risk for stress and burnout? A: Yes, certain fields are more prone to being stressed. Those include the emergency department and surgery, because the hours, intensity and acuity of patients are so much higher now. I’ve also worked with physicians in obstetrics/gynecology.Read More


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Are PCPs outpacing specialists in compensation gains?

October 7, 2015

According to new survey data from Sullivan, Cotter and Associates Inc., a health care consulting firm, primary care physicians saw their total cash compensation rise by 3.4% from 2014 to 2015. Medical specialists saw an increase of 2.5%, and surgeons saw a rise of 2.3%. Overall, physicians saw their payRead More