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VIDEO – How working full-time locum tenens works for Dr. Paymon Kayhani

Hospitalist Dr. Paymon Kayhani has been working full-time locum tenens for many years. Unlike many locum tenens physicians he does all of his assignments close to his home in Massachusetts. We sat down with Dr. Kayhani to learn more about why he works locum tenens and how it helps his career. Read more

50 assignments and counting for one occupational therapist

Kellie, an occupational therapist, has traveled to more than 50 assignments with CompHealth since 1999. Learn why she keeps travelling. Read more

ZDoggMD – Burnout and depression solved with humor

Dr. Zubin Damania or ZDoggMD as he's better known uses medical parody videos as a way to entertain and educate and fight his own burnout in medicine. Read more

Traveling for pleasure and for work – A PTA’s journey

Traveling physical therapist assistant Dawn, travels for work and for pleasure. Visiting scenic sites both in the states and abroad and thoroughly enjoying all of it. Read more

Serving patients and her family through locum tenens

Dr. Gina Bell was looking for an option that would provide her with more flexibility of schedule and control of her life so she could focus more on her family. A friend recommended she try locum tenens and the rest is history. Read more

Locums lets Dr. Peter Kim spend more time with his family

After a 20 plus year career as an obstetrician Dr. Peter Kim saw a fellow a physician he had been in residency with succumb to cancer. It gave Kim an epiphany, after watching his friend work all the time and then be gone so quickly made Kim realize he wanted to spend more time with his wife and three small children. Read more

Volunteer firefighter, camp counselor and traveling SLP

Molly, a speech language pathologist, started traveling while she was still in school working as a PRN during the summer months while on break. Once she graduated she spent time in her home state of Ohio working and volunteering at a local fire department as a firefighter and EMT. Read more

Physical Therapy and Explorer are Synonomous for one PT

Physical Therapist Liz has been traveling for almost a year and loves that she gets paid to travel the country. Read more

First Time Occupational Therapist Enjoying Travel In West Virginia

Occupational Therapist Heather is on her very first travel assignment and her very first job as a recent grad. From Michigan, she is now living in Point Pleasant, West Virginia and enjoying getting to know a new part of the country. Read more

How Locum Tenens Has Allowed This PA to Broaden Her Horizons

Catie Hauck, a PA with CompHealth, has been working locum tenens since 2014 and enjoys the freedom it gives her to explore the country. She uses the time spent on her travel assignments to explore every bit of the city and surrounding area — from hiking, to visiting local hotspots, to enjoying the local nightlife with her newfound friends. Read more