Category Archives: Relocation

Advantages of Practicing in Rural Communities

Healthcare organizations across the country are facing physician shortages that will adversely affect the delivery of healthcare in rural communities. For instance, urban residents have 1.5 times more primary care physicians per 100,000 patients than residents in rural communities. The … Continue reading

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On the Move: Physician Relocation and Recruitment Trends

Renewed emphasis on quality of life, financial stability and the constant changes in healthcare are motivating more physicians to relocate.  In a survey commissioned by the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), the reasons that influenced the physician respondents’ relocation efforts … Continue reading

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Career Management Updates: Physician Shortage, Doctor-friendly States, Work-Life Balance

There are a number of forces driving changes in the healthcare industry that have an impact on physician recruiting.  These include the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the upward trend in physicians’ work-life balance preferences, and … Continue reading

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Relocation Tips

Reduce Moving Anxiety: Top Tips for a Stress-Free Move Consider the closing dates of both homes. Avoid scheduling any move on the same day as a closing. Obtain and fill out change of address forms. Gather medical records from family … Continue reading

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Can I Live in a Small Town?

Craig A. Fowler PhysicianCareer.com Staff Writer You are hearing all of the possible options available to you. Many of the opportunities that are presented to you are smaller cities or even downright rural communities. Is small town living for you? … Continue reading

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