PracticeLink Magazine

Spring 2019

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 PRIN g 2019 69 features THE J OB S EA r CH i SSUE ▲ ▲ ▲ KAREN EDWARDS S T A R T I N g T h e P o S T - residency job search can be daunting. You're working long hours, studying for boards and trying to have some semblance of a personal life. How are you supposed to add anything to your schedule, let alone a job search? The solution is to take things one step at a time. And if you're married or in a committed relationship, the good news is that you're not tackling this journey alone. Just don't forget to start early. "It depends on your specialty and where you would like to work, but most residents should start their search 12 to 18 months from their completion date," says Jen Kambies, FASPR, director of special initiatives at the Cleveland Clinic. It's the one job-search mistake she sees most often. "Applicants can underestimate the time it takes to get licenses and complete the credentialing process," she explains. Wendy Barr, M.D., MP h , residency program director of Lawrence It takes two Starting early and speaking up can help physicians and their partners choose a career— and a location — that both can love. Your spouse's role in the job search

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