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WINTER 2015

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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48 PracticeLink.com WINTER 2015 Give us the opportunity to show you what obsessive dedic ation means. Work with LocumTenens.com today – we have physician and CRNA opportunities available nationwide. Full-service recruiter assistance: 800.562.8663 www.locumtenens.com/practicelink ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS. Experience. The Difference. Huntsville Hospital is a 901 bed Level I Trauma Center, the Regional Referral Center for north Alabama and southern Tennessee with more than 750 highly trained physicians on staff . Our facilities include Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville Hospital for Women and Children, Madison Hospital, and a 70-bed rehabilitation hospital located on our campus. Huntsville, listed among Forbe's Top Ten Smartest Cities, is a community on the move with rich values and traditions. Emergency Medicine Family Practice Hospital Medicine Internal Medicine Child Neurology Adult Neurology Maternal Fetal Medicine Palliative Care Pediatric Surgery Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pulmonary/Critical Care Vascular Surgery Kimberly Salvail, AASPR, Physician Recruiter 256-265-7073 • kimberly.salvail@hhsys.org · www.huntsvillehospital.org she explains. Dominguez's decision process included looking for a position that would f rst give her experience and then later allow her to work and raise a family within f ve minutes of the beach. Her practice is in a large enough suburb to keep her busy, and it's not far from the beach and her family's home. Small-town setup: Making quality of life a priority Dominguez grew up in the suburbs, trained in a larger city, then settled in a community similar to the size she experienced as a child. But Sucharu "Chris" Prakash, M.D., a medical oncologist with Texas Oncology, PA, in Paris, Texas—population 25,000— followed a different path. Prakash grew up in a big city in India, went to medical school in India, and then did his residency and a fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit. He married a Texan who was a big-city girl, but the couple decided a smaller community was more their speed, even though they had never lived in one. Prakash's wife wanted to be closer to family in Texas, so they moved to Paris after his fellowship. He now says, "We wouldn't consider moving." R E L AT E D Four rural communities in which to live and practice · PracticeLink. com/magazine/live-and-practice/ away-from-the-maddening-crowd It's all about finding the right combination of factors that are 2 0 1 5 AN N UAL Quality of Life issue A sense of place Continued

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