Interim Physicians Blog

Nick Aldridge

When you’re staffing for the fast-paced world of locum tenens, you have to be quick on the draw

Posted by Nick Aldridge on Aug 22, 2019 11:26:12 AM

You know what they say – “Everything’s bigger in Texas” – which holds true for the locum tenens industry, especially in Dallas. A burgeoning healthcare hub, the Lone Star state’s third largest city boasts a growing labor market and a progressive healthcare environment with major growth in the healthcare staffing and services sector.

“There are plenty of reasons to be in Dallas. The incredible market of healthcare providers is just one,” says Dom Antonino, Regional VP of Interim Physicians. “The Dallas economy has always been a big draw for locum tenens staffing, which is why we’ve made it a point to have a regional office here.”

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Topics: Locum Tenens, Physician Recruiting

Add these top 5 mental health blogs to your 2019 reading rotation

Posted by Nick Aldridge on Jul 18, 2019 9:55:52 AM

As a locum tenens doctor, you’re constantly traveling, adjusting to unfamiliar environments, and interacting with new people. That’s on top of the high-stress that already exists in your job. It can be hectic, that’s for sure.

We want to ensure locums physicians are always prepared with the best resources – it’s imperative that you have the support and knowledge you need to thrive in your profession! Plus, you can benefit by staying up to date on the world of mental health. That's why we compiled our five favorite mental health blogs. We highly recommend you add these to your regular reading rotation:

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Topics: Mental Health, Physician Resources

6 unique ways to battle physician burnout

Posted by Nick Aldridge on Jun 20, 2019 11:50:00 AM

Physicians spend most of their waking hours caring for and treating others. Often, they’re so focused on their patients that their own issues get little to no attention. It’s no wonder, then, that physician burnout has increased at a staggering rate.

Medscape’s 2019 National Physician Burnout, Depression & Suicide Report revealed that 44% of physicians report feeling burned out, experiencing “long-term, unresolvable job stress that leads to exhaustion and feeling overwhelmed, cynical, and detached from the job, and lacking a sense of personal accomplishment.” In fact, physicians represent the highest suicide rate of any profession: one doctor commits suicide in the U.S. daily!

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Topics: Physician Burnout

Interim Physicians finds its groove in Atlanta (and we’re just getting started)

Posted by Nick Aldridge on Apr 25, 2019 9:20:20 AM

You may know this city for its sultry summer heat or that it’s home to the world’s busiest airport, but you might not know that Atlanta is an integral hub for the locum tenens industry. In fact, Atlanta is home to some of the largest and most well-established locum companies in the country.

On that list is Interim Physicians (IP), and our Regional Atlanta office ensures the organization has a meaningful and vital presence in an essential city (and region).

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