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Job search with confidence

 

Few professions require more rigorous education and training than the practice of medicine, but many physicians complete medical school and residency with little practical training for the job-search process that awaits them. ’s Spring 2014 issue, the Annual Job Search Issue, provides training and practicing physicians with the essential tips and valuable advice they need to launch and navigate their job searches successfully. The cover story outlines the job-search process from 18 months before training is completed, thus lessening the stress of the process and ensuring physicians have....

 

 

Creative ideas for celebrating Match Day 2021 in a virtual world

 

Match Day and graduation embody the culmination of four years of medical school. The former provides insight into the institutions where individuals will complete their residency training. The latter earns medical students the title of doctor. Both exist as significant rites of passage for soon-to-be physicians. Like most milestone achievements during the pandemic, adjustments were necessary to accommodate social distancing and the virtual world. Indeed, Match Day 2020 (March 20, 2020) was one of the first critical events disrupted in Graduate Medical Education (GME). Medical schools were forc....

 

Read PracticeLink articles from the CEO of Thalamus Jason Reminick
 

Seven ways COVID-19 has improved the physician job search

 

There have been a lot of posts about how COVID-19 has forever changed the way physicians are recruited. I would agree with most of these articles, but here are some things you can do to make these changes better.   To make sure you have face-to-face interaction, try to go to as many functions as the current situation allows. Whenever things do get better, and they will, don’t forget to do this. Make a goal and place it in your calendar. Show up to a breakfast grab and go. Come to a lunch and learn. Volunteer on an advisory committee if you are asked. All these things will help you g....

 

Read PracticeLink articles from Michele Gutermuth. Michele Gutermuth
 

How to work with physician recruiters

 

Many physician recruiters have decades of health care experience, postgraduate degrees and certifications needed for our many roles with hospital systems and large employers. The "hat" that is most important to you, the candidate, is our role as gatekeeper. We make the critical first screen decision about which CVs meet the search criteria, and we advise practices about when, and if, they should make an exception to those criteria. We are the timekeepers, "pinging" our medical directors and practice managers to get those calls made, and we share opinions about which candidates merit urgent att....

 

Therese Karsten
 

How tight is the job market in your specialty? Spring 2021 Issue

 

What’s your competition like? For job-seekers of all kinds, it can be hard to know. A simple PracticeLink.com search for opportunities in your specialty will give you an indication of the demand for physicians like you, but without knowing who else is vying for those jobs, it’s hard to get an accurate picture of supply. How many other candidates in your specialty are actively looking for jobs at the same time? And how does that number correspond to the number of opportunities available? That’s where the PracticeLink Physician Recruitment Index comes in. The Index is a relativ....

 

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