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FALL 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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94 FALL 2017 ▾ T HE CON T R AC T S & COMPENSAT ION ISSUE D E P A R T M E N T S Snapshot p Olusegun Oyewole, M.D., M.P. h ., registered with PracticeLink and was immediately connected to opportunities that fit his needs. He found his job on PracticeLink. · Photo by Flat World Media Productions See this issue's physicians in exclusive video interviews at Olusegun Oyewole, M.D., M.P.H. Specialty: Internal medicine (hospitalist) Employer: Apogee Physicians Residency: Mercy Catholic Medical Center (2017) Oyewole enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids, playing soccer, listening to country music, and studying the Bible. What surprised you about your first post-residency job search? I was surprised — and at the same time pleased — by the opportunities that started flooding my email box the day after I uploaded my C v to PracticeLink. That began the process that eventually culminated in securing my first job. What's your advice for residents? Don't wait till the 11 th hour before you start your search! Some time between the later part of the penultimate year to the early part of the final year, you should begin your search. That will allow you enough time to carefully weigh all your options before committing to a job. What were the most important factors in your job search? Visa s p o n s o r s h i p ; a c o m p e t i t i v e c o m p e n s a t i o n p a c k a g e ; opportunities for my wife, who is an RN; and good schools for my kids were all factors. How did you find your job? I stumbled on when I started my search for a job online. I was so fascinated by the comprehensive nature of the website that I uploaded my C v immediately. How did PracticeLink help you in your job search? PracticeLink turned out to be the vital link to my job with Penn Highlands Healthcare in Dubois, Pennsylvania. Any other advice? Before you start your job search, take time to define what matters most to you. That will serve as a guide and keep you focused. ● Win! Find your next practice— and enter to win a $500 gift card— at

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