PracticeLink Magazine

Spring 2018

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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Page 86 of 91 S PRIN g 2018 87 live & practice Beaufort River, an intercoastal waterway, means locals and visitors alike can always be found enjoying the water. "If you don't find somebody on the water, they're trying to get to the water as fast as possible," says Wells. The annual Beaufort Water Festival celebrates the region's most beloved natural resource with nightly concerts, air shows and raft races. Food festivals, including a shrimp festival, make summer a highlight. The region's attractions and atmosphere are particularly great for kids, which is why some people relocate to Beaufort from Charleston once they have a family. Beaufort and Port Royal are also home to three military bases, which train over 20,000 marines each year. While much of the military population is temporarily stationed in the area, others are located there permanently, and Wells says that many military families retire to the area after they transition out of service. And — no surprise — lots of physicians in cooler climates are ready to call Beaufort home. "I get calls all the time from doctors in Ohio and the Midwest looking for a way to escape the heavy winters," says Larson. "South Carolina is definitely a desirable place to practice." Win! Find your next practice—and enter to win a $500 gift card—at Now recruiting on American Family Care HealthSouth HCA – Hospital Corporation of America IN Compass Health, Inc. Schumacher Clinical Partners Tenet Health "Community oriented, patients first" is how Stephen Larson, M.D., describes the culture at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. · Photo by Paul Nurnberg See this issue's physicians in exclusive video interviews at

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