Introduction to Locum Tenens: Five Benefits of Going Locum

This is a guest post from MaryAnn Stolgitis of Barton Associates about the possible benefit of Locum Tenens. This is not a solicitation of practitioners nor an endorsement of the author’s contribution by M3USA. ________________________________________________________________________ By MaryAnn Stolgitis, Barton Associates, Are you hoping to find more freedom and flexibility in your career? You’re not alone. During a worsening nationwide physician shortage, healthcare professionals are experiencing burnout, battling hospital politics and toxic professional environments, and working long hours through nights, weekends, and holidays.  Fortunately, work-life balance, extra income, and the opportunity to care for patients who need it most are all within reach. […]

When Money Isn’t Enough: What Do You Really Want from Your Medical Career?

You are done with Med School, Residency, and perhaps have established yourself in private practice or with a really great healthcare institution. Despite that, you’re still on the treadmill of loan balances, patient loads, and long hours, and trying to have some semblance of a life. It’s a LOT. But, money makes the world go around, right? Maybe it’s time to determine what is most important to you in a compensation package.  Loans, Loans, Go Away… The pervasive assumption that the average doctor compensation is more than adequate has made it difficult for physicians and other medical professionals to get a leg […]