This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. What makes any particular job a "bad" one? Maybe the pay is too low. Perhaps the hours don’t work with your other commitments. It could be the commute is too long, or the opportunity for advancement is too little. A job might be bad because it has a poor ...

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This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. After spending a decade in college and medical school, followed by internships and residency, seeking additional guidance at the beginning of your career may seem excessive. You’ve already taken direction from dozens of leaders; isn’t it time to cut your own path? Yes and no. You’ll make plenty of your ...

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This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. As rewarding as working in emergency medicine can be, it also comes with some significant potential downsides. According to some recent studies, stress and burnout rates in the emergency room are some of the worst in the medical field. But don’t let that dampen your enthusiasm. Managing the proper ...

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This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. Working in the emergency department or emergency room is not for health care practitioners who want to just chill. Although television’s portrayal of the ER on dramas like “ER” or “Chicago Med” is admittedly high on drama, life and work in the ER really are high pressure. In 2016, the 
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This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. When George W. "Billy" Campbell, MD, walks down the street, he never knows who — or what — he's going to encounter. Anything can happen when you're the doctor at Foothills Family Medicine of Westminster, South Carolina, a small town with a population of only 2,500. "I've had someone pull ...

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This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. Daily headlines in newspapers and on websites across the nation and around the Internet seem to inspire and anger, and it's only natural that politics is a topic on everyone's mind. We're all concerned about the economy. We're all eager to see our political leaders solve the problem of unemployment. ...

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This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. When searching for a new job, building strong relationships is an important part of the process, especially when you’re working with a physician recruiter. The relationship you create with your recruiter will set the tone for your job search and ultimately have an effect on whether or not you ...

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This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. Whether you’re looking for a new position or just wanting to connect with colleagues, LinkedIn is a great resource to advance your career. As a healthcare professional, having an online presence can understandably make you uneasy, especially when it comes to concerns about privacy or potential HIPAA violations. However, in today’s technological ...

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This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. Employer consolidation due to the mergers and acquisitions of hospitals and health systems is becoming increasingly common within the health care industry. In fact, merger and acquisition activity doubled in the first half of this year, with the volume of value health care sector deals increasing to 
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This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are both advanced-practice providers with considerable autonomy, but they’re not interchangeable. Each brings something slightly different to the table, and if your practice is considering hiring an advanced-level practitioner, it’s important to understand the differences so you can hire appropriately for your need. Because medical facilities are ...

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