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Summer 2017

The career development quarterly for physicians of all specialties, PracticeLink Magazine provides readers with feature articles, compensation stats, helpful job search tips—as well as recruitment ads from organizations across the U.S.

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PracticeLink.com S u MM e R 2017 77 Life in Columbus, Mississippi, allows for both a cutting-edge work life and weekends spent in the woods for John Reed, M.D. · Photo by Michael Williams See this issue's physicians in exclusive video interviews at Facebook.com/PracticeLink live & practice started that hospitalist program, and then other opportunities started to pop up. There were a number of medical directorships within the hospital that I was considering. I was named the first chief medical officer." Reed enjoyed his work as chief medical officer, and that showed in his outcomes. Reed says, "The hospital grew. It had great, great outcomes. In 2013, we were named one of top 10 hospitals in America for VHA. We've grown exponentially. I initially agreed to work a couple years. I've worked 10. It's been so exciting." Christina Dickey, who works in physician development for Baptist Memoria l Hospita l, says that Baptist Medical Group operates seven clinics in the Columbus area in addition to the Baptist Memorial Hospita l f lagsh ip site. T hese include family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics, cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, general surgery and pulmonary disease. Reed says, "Baptist Memorial Hospital is based out of Memphis. They have been in the hospital business over 100 years. Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle is a standalone entity, and yet we're also a part of this system, and we've got some really great leaders there. When we talk about the growth of Baptist Memorial Hospital, I give almost all the credit to having been able to be on a great team with great physicians and above-site administrators. I happened to be a part of a number of great teams. I've recruited 30 to 40 doctors in the past few years. I've found myself to be surrounded by great people, and we've had some great outcomes for our patients and for our system of hospitals." Dickey is currently recruiting for psychiatry, pulmonary medicine, general surgery, internal medicine and cardiology. She says that the area is attractive to physicians because it's a "great place to live and Life in Columbus, Mississippi, allows for both a cutting-edge work life and weekends spent in the woods for John Reed, M.D. · Photo by Michael Williams See this issue's physicians in exclusive video interviews at Facebook.com/PracticeLink

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