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Beating Burnout Continues to Challenge Physicians

The 2017 Medscape Lifestyle Report finds that physician burnout continues to rise. Spending too much time at work and on EHRs were to top causes listed. Read more

What Doctors Need to Know about Student Loan Refinancing

Many doctors start their careers with a hefty amount of student loan debt hanging over their heads. The White Coat Investor shares why refinancing your student loans is a great way to eliminate your debt faster. Read more

10 Ideal Locations for Travel Assignments in Winter

Are you sick of winter and ready for a change? Taking locum tenens assignments could be the cure for your winter blues. Here are 10 locations ideal for any physician looking to take a travel assignment this winter. Read more

How to Build a Better Relationship with Your Physician Recruiter

When working with a physician recruiter to find a new job, building a strong relationship with him or her is an important part of the process. CompHealth vice president Mike Sievert shares six tips to forging a relationship with your recruiter that will help you succeed in finding your ideal job. Read more

Getting A Head Start On Your State Medical License

State medical licenses can be difficult to obtain. The following tips will help make obtaining state medical licenses faster and easier. Read more

Physicians Consider Locum Tenens Instead of Retirement

The demographics of locum tenens are changing. What was once seen only as an option for older physicians is now becoming popular among younger doctors. Read more

Financial Decisions For Late Career Physicians – White Coat Investor

As physicians approach retirement there are a lot of financial decisions to make. Have you planned well? Are you ready to retire? Can you afford not to work? Dr. Jim Dahle, the White Coat Investor, talks about these and other considerations in a post on whitecoatinvestor.com. Read more

The Freedom of Locum Tenens Assignments

The physicians that work with CompHealth love taking locum tenens assignments. Although the reasons for working locum tenens are varied, they each have one thing in common — they love the freedom taking these assignments affords them. Read more

7 of Our Favorite Stories from 2016

This year has had its ups and downs, but our blog has provided some great content in 2016. From TV doctor quizzes to the adventures of a traveling physician assistant, we are excited about sharing the very best from last year. Here are seven of our favorite stories from 2016. Read more

Adorable Pet Photo Contest Highlights

A big thank you to all that submitted pictures in our pet photo contest! You shared some sentimental, zany moments of your pets. Here are the winners and a Facebook gallery of all the photos submitted. Read more