Interim Physicians Blog

What do women in medicine want? The locum life.

Posted by Saralynn White on Sep 20, 2018 12:27:13 PM

It’s September 2018 – Women in Medicine Month, as declared by the American Medical Association (AMA) – and today there are 333,833 female physicians practicing in the U.S. Conversely, there were about 200 women physicians in 1960 (to quote a campaign from that era: "You’ve come a long way, baby!").

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Topics: Women in Medicine Month, AMA, Michelle Bens DO, locum lore, Why locum, female physicians, Do men and women doctor differently, reclaim some of your time, balancing work and family, work-life balance, benefits of working locums, AWAY suitcase giveaway

Improve Work-life Balance With Locum Tenens

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Feb 10, 2017 11:05:01 AM

If you are a physician facing burnout, you're not alone. According to the 2017 Medscape Lifestyle Report, 51% of physicians say they are burnt out. Burnout can manifest itself in many ways, such as loss of enthusiasm for work, low sense of personal accomplishment, or feelings of cynicism (Medscape Lifestyle Report 2017: Race and Ethnicity, Bias and Burnout, 2017).

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Topics: burnout, locum tenens, Our Blog, work-life balance

The Struggles of Being a Busy Physician Just Got Easier

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jun 7, 2016 2:30:06 PM

During your medical training you probably dealt with your fair share of struggles. From countless hours spent in residency to experiencing your many “firsts” on the floor, you may have thought back then that you’d experienced it all and were ready to start your career as a practicing physician.

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Topics: administrative burdens, interim physicians, locum tenens, Our Blog, traveling physician, work-life balance

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