Category Archives: Career

Health Care Reform and The Health Workforce: Provisions Included In the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

by the Center for Workforce Studies, Association Of American Medical Colleges The recent upholding of the Affordable Care Act by the U.S. Supreme Court means more changes are coming. The healthcare reform bill seeks to expand access to healthcare coverage … Continue reading

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A Quick Review of Recent Studies and Reports on Physician Shortage by Select Specialty

by the Center for Workforce Studies, Association of American Medical Colleges, August 2011 SPECIALTY   Allergy and Immunology (2006) The prevalence of asthma and allergy-related disorders continues to affect as many as 40 to 50 million people in the country, … Continue reading

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Physicians, Life is Meant for Both Work and Play

When was the last time you really played? For you, that could have been laughing with your kids, visiting a dear friend, enjoying a hobby, going on an adventure, or simply relaxing and reading a book. Life is not about working … Continue reading

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How to Get Physicians Committed to Organizational Change and Improvement

Most hospital administrations and their physicians are moving through a crisis mode with the recession, healthcare reform, and a starting physician shortage. Now is the time to get back to basics. The success of any healthcare organization depends on its … Continue reading

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Hospitals Acquiring Private Practices: What it means to Physicians and Employers

More and more private practices or smaller facilities are throwing in the towel. With a tightly competitive marketplace, increased regulatory climate, uncertainties around healthcare reform and decreased reimbursements, many physicians in the country are acquiescing to become employees of hospital … Continue reading

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Personal Development: The Benefits of Non-Clinical Continuing Education to Healthcare Organizations

If clinical skills are the critical machinery for health care providers, personal development is the fuel that runs the machinery more effectively. After all, health care providers approach patients as human being as well as a professional. While it is … Continue reading

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Physicians May be Limiting Themselves

Physicians who have not completed an ACGME accredited residency training program may be holding themselves back. Many foreign trained physicians have bypassed these residency programs, and instead have been completing multiple fellowship training programs. According to Pinnacle Health Group Vice … Continue reading

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Drafting a CV

Craig A. Fowler PhysicianCareer.com Staff Writer When beginning your job search, having a professional resume (aka Curriculum Vitae) is very important. This document is the first thing your recruiter and/or hiring authority will ask to see. It is a written … Continue reading

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From Residency to Reality

How to Use Social Media to Chart Your Career Barbara Giamanco CEO, Talent Builders The explosion of social media into mainstream consciousness has seemingly come from nowhere. Though it may be new to you, the social media groundswell has been … Continue reading

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Medical Malpractice Insurance FAQs

Mark W. Ledger President, CLS 1. I’ve had a past claim so am I stuck with my present malpractice insurance company? If I make a switch will I have trouble getting future insurance or end up paying a surcharge? In … Continue reading

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