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David Shorette

4 inspiring women who changed the course of medicine

Posted by David Shorette on Sep 19, 2019 11:52:30 AM

September is Women in Medicine Month and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to honor the incredible contributions of these four female trailblazers.

1. Elizabeth Blackwell, M.D.

The first woman to earn the M.D. degree from an American medical school, Blackwell was told her dream of being a physician was a good idea, but impossible: such education was not available to women. She applied to every medical school in New York and Philadelphia and was finally accepted at New York’s Geneva Medical College on a fluke.

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Topics: Locum Tenens Lifestyle, Women in Medicine

6 of the coolest rooftop spots to visit right now

Posted by David Shorette on Aug 29, 2019 1:19:05 PM

The summer is winding down, and the weather is perfect for rooftop dining. We know travel is a big part of your life as a locum tenens physician, so we found some unique outdoor, elevated restaurants you won’t want to miss if you’re near one of these hot spots.

  1. Three-Sixty in St. Louis, Missouri. This swanky rooftop bar offers a 360-degree view of St. Louis and it’s right in the heart of downtown. Sip a cocktail (or three) while you take in the panoramic views of the infamous Gateway Arch and the twinkling city lights shimmering on the mighty Mississippi River. The smoked salmon chips and the crispy spinach tots are two of our foodie favorites, and you can’t miss the Island in the Sky cocktail with Captain Morgan 100, Tiki Lovers pineapple rum, Don’s cinnamon mix, almond and lime. It’s meant to be shared but we won’t tell if you drink the whole thing yourself.
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Topics: Locum Tenens Travel Tips