September 19, 2018

Hot. Getting Hotter. The Physician Advisor Role

Are you stressed by 15 minute patient visits, assembly line medicine and not having a voice? Would you like to use your clinical knowledge but not do direct patient care? If so, you may be interested in the up and coming role of the physician advisor. Before you consider opening a Subway franchise, please read… Read More

Functional Medicine – Could It Be For You?

  I didn’t set out looking for a Functional Medicine doctor. I wasn’t sure what such doctors do. But that’s where I ended up. I was suffering from “nonspecific, slowly progressive gym funk.” You might be thinking, JUST WASH YOUR GYM CLOTHES! I wish it had been that simple. Rather, my issue was not having… Read More

Dr. Laura McKain Shares Advice for Entering Pharma

Physicians play a multitude of roles in pharmaceutical development. Not all come from academia; many started out in clinical practice. I was in a private Ob/Gyn practice for a dozen years before I decided I wanted a change. I studied my options and decided to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical industry. The short story… Read More

LinkedIn – Your Networking Treasure Chest

I stayed up too late the other night treasure hunting on LinkedIn. I kept saying to myself, “Just one more search, then I’ll stop. I promise.” But I couldn’t. I kept trying new searchers for potential contacts. When the results came up, my eyes would widen and I’d say, “Wow! What a great profile! I… Read More

Up and Coming Non-Clinical Career: The Physician Advisor

If you’re not familiar with the role of the physician advisor, then grab a seat and some popcorn.  This may be of interest to you. To introduce this exciting opportunity, I’m reaching back in time (and horribly dating myself) to a scene from the film, The Graduate.  Benjamin (Dustin Hoffman) doesn’t know what he’s going… Read More