January 22, 2020

What exactly does a medical monitor do?

Pharma can be very confusing when you’re exploring nonclinical jobs. What exactly does a medical monitor do? How about a drug safety officer? Or an MSL? We never learned about these jobs on Sesame Street. And when people describe what they do, it can leave you scratching your head. You’re hesitant to ask them questions… Read More

Telemedicine as an independent contractor – an option for 2020?

In my recent blog, Could telemedicine be for you? I shared an interview with internist Dr. Adonis Saremi about his experience working fulltime for a telemedicine company. For a different perspective, today we’re hearing from family practice physician Dr. Tom Davis MD FAAFP who helps physicians create their own business doing telemedicine as independent contractors…. Read More

Could telemedicine be for you?

Earlier this week I had a doctor’s appointment – in the privacy of my own home! This was my first ever telemedicine appointment. It was sooooo easy. I clicked on a link at the scheduled time and was on two-way video with my doctor within minutes. She is an internal medicine physician who runs her… Read More

Transitioning from medicine – Dr. Jennifer Spector’s story

Physicians often ask me, “How long does it take to transition to a nonclinical career?”  My answer is always, it depends. From my experience, the time ranges from 3 months to 2 – 3 years, with an average of 12 – 18 months. Today I’m honored to introduce Dr. Jennifer Spector, a podiatrist, and surgeon… Read More

Nonclinical job in a telehealth start-up

Today I have the pleasure of introducing Dr. Tzvi Doron, a family practice physician who transitioned into a dynamic role in a telehealth start-up – only two years post-residency. When we think of jobs in telehealth, we may assume that this means solely providing patient care. However, in Dr. Doron’s case, his position started with… Read More