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From Podiatry to Critical Care: the Long Strange Trip of Justin Moore, MD

Posted by Saralynn White on May 4, 2018 8:40:43 AM

The first time I spoke with Justin Moore, MD, I felt like I’d known him for years. His enthusiasm is infectious, and he speaks about being a critical care doctor as persuasively as a preacher on Sunday. He’s much more than an evangelist though – he walks the walk. He recently completed a locum tenens assignment with Interim Physicians, and he regaled me with so many stories we may write a regular series about Dr. Moore even though he made my eyes well up more than once. But that’s life in the ICU. 

Dr. Moore’s journey to the ICU is full of twists and turns. For starters, he never aspired to become a doctor. “It wasn’t something I knew anything about,” he says. His high school GPA was 1.98, and that was before he got kicked out – twice. “I had no direction. None,” says Dr. Moore. “I didn’t even graduate from high school. I got a GED.” It’s true, though he grew up in the sunny citrus and olive groves of the San Juoaquin Valley, the future-doctor Moore’s adolescence wasn’t all sunshine. It took a big change and a lot of help from an unlikely spiritual source to point him in a positive direction.  
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The Benefits of Travel Rewards Programs for Locum Tenens Physicians

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jan 25, 2017 10:40:41 AM

As a locum tenens physician, you can enjoy traveling the country while you do what you do best: practice medicine. And while you’re working hard to help patients, Interim Physicians makes sure your travel rewards programs are working hard for you.

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Topics: travel, locum tenens, locum tenens assignment, Our Blog, travel rewards program, airline, hotel, Interim Physicians travel team

What You Should Know Before Traveling with Your Pet

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jan 17, 2017 10:55:26 AM

One of the many perks of working locum tenens is the freedom to travel. However, for some pet parents, a trip just isn’t the same without their furry friend by their side. Before you decide to take along your pet to your next locums assignment, read these travel tips, below.

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Topics: travel, locum tenens, locum tenens assignment, Our Blog, hotel policy, Interim Physicians locum tenens physician, pet policy

Keys to Success as a Locum Tenens Physician

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jan 3, 2017 1:27:16 PM

Develop healthy habits, maximize your potential, and make your next locum tenens assignment a success with these four easy tips.

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Topics: locum tenens, locum tenens assignment, locum tenens jobs, locum tenens myths, Our Blog, cv, EMR, keys to success

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