November 19, 2018

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

Get Your Interview Ducks In A Row

My very first medical school interview was a doozie.  I was caught totally off guard.  The first thing the physician interviewer said to me was, “If you weren’t a Texas resident, we wouldn’t even be interviewing you.” “Wow.”  I thought.  “What side of the bed did you get up on?”  Being rather stunned, I didn’t… Read More

Working From Home: Part I – Chart Review

I’m hearing from more physicians who want to work part-time from home.  The reasons vary: more time with the kids, a less stressful environment, greater job flexibility and some extra income. With advances in communication technology and the availability of digitalized information, the opportunities to work from home are increasing in many professions, including healthcare…. Read More

What’s the Difference Between a CV and a Resume?

If you’re like most physicians,  you have the traditional CV as opposed to a resume.  The CV, or curriculum vitae, is primarily used for clinical medicine jobs and in academia.  When applying to most non-clinical positions, the resume is the preferred format. What’s the difference between the two documents?  In a nutshell, the CV gives… Read More

Let Google Alerts Do The Walking For You: An Easy Way To Have Key Information Delivered Right To You.

I keep getting asked, “How did you find my website?” “How did you hear about that conference?” “ Where did you learn that?” I stop and think.  More often than not it’s….. Google Alerts. Google Alerts has become my new inside pipeline. If you use this handy tool for finding information on the web, then… Read More