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WINTER 2014

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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Live and Practice Family Friendly Cities Colorado Springs, Colo. Houston, Texas Wichita, Kan. Greenville, S.C. Photo by James Wellman Photo by Steven Williams Photo by John Hoffman Howdy, neighbor! Some states seem to have patents on hospitality and friendliness. Narrow the scope to cities, and you can expect to fnd extra-welcoming handshakes for new arrivals. And then some. By Eileen Lockwood I N ONCE WIDE-OPEN SPACES SUCH AS TEXAS, FRIENDSHIP WAS A NECESSITY for survival. Today it's a well-honored tradition, including in Houston, currently the fourth largest city in the U.S. Farther north, pioneers worked together to face off foreboding mountains and freezing winters and created a welcoming ambience in cities like Colorado Springs, Colo., for those who came afterward. The outgoing Midwestern reputation lives on in Wichita, Kan., and about a thousand miles to the east, Southern hospitality takes over in Greenville, S.C. Put it all together with state-of-the-art medical facilities, and the key words are Continued "Come and join us, friends!" WINTER 2014 PracticeLink.com | 57

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