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About Jim Mangraviti

James J. Mangraviti, Jr., Esq. has trained thousands of physicians across the United States and Canada. He currently serves as Vice President and General Counsel of SEAK, Inc, a continuing education, training, consulting, and publishing firm. Jim is the co-founder and co-seminar leader of SEAK’s annual Non Clinical Careers for Physicians conference. He also serves as a non-clinical career consultant and mentor. He is the co-author of the book Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians and the article The Biggest Mistakes Physicians Make When Transitioning to a Non-Clinical Career

SEAK Non-Clinical Careers Faculty Member Publishes Internet Novel

Dr. Mike McLaughlin, a SEAK faculty member for the last 7 years, has recently completed a unique on-line reading experience titled The Satin Strangler Blogs under the pseudonym of N. Michael Caputo. Who was the Satin Strangler  . . . and how many men did she seduce and kill? The story leads us across the internet in an innovative click-through reading experience that attempts to [...]

How to Beat Physician Burnout

Physician burnout is a growing problem.  Burnout can occur because of stress, the repetitive nature of the practice of medicine, and working longer and harder for declining take home pay. Fortunately, there are two readily available cures for physician burnout: switching to a lucrative non-clinical career or ramping down your clinical hours and filling your time with interesting and lucrative consulting work. Switch [...]

Avoid Physician Bankruptcy by Supplementing Your Income

The number of physicians declaring bankruptcy is on the rise.   This is due to a number of factors including the economy, reduced office visits, fewer patients with insurance, lower reimbursements, fewer elective procedures, and rising malpractice premiums.  For physicians facing a financial squeeze, a potentially career ending bankruptcy may not be the only option.  Luckily, there are numerous proven ways for a physician [...]

Non-Clinical Jobs for Unmatched Medical Students

What do you do if do not match?  Well, you can certainly take a year off and then reapply.  If you are not matched you might consider building your resume during the extra year with research, volunteering, or pursuing an additional degree such as an MPH or MBA.  You should also consider a non-clinical job or non-clinical career. There are many non-clinical opportunities [...]

Leaving clinical medicine for a Medical Director job in Pharma or Biotech?

SEAK faculty member gives advice for physicians who want to leave clinical medicine and get a Medical Director position in Pharma or biotech The first thing that I recommend is have a clear understanding as to why you are making the change. Are you really unhappy with your current job? Are you just looking for something that maybe is a little bit more [...]

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What does a medical science liaison do?

SEAK faculty member who is an experienced physician in Pharmaceutical Industry answers the question:  What does a medical science liaison do? The medical science liaison role is one that is more outwardly focused. It typically, is dealing with products that are already on the market that have received their FDA approvals or clearances are being utilized by physicians. A medical science liaison will [...]

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What does a medical director in a pharmaceutical company typically do?

SEAK faculty member who is an experienced physician in Pharmaceutical Industry answers the question:   What does a medical director in a pharmaceutical company typically do? Typically, what a medical director does, is, it’s someone who focuses more inwardly on the company. They oversee clinical trial development in terms of protocol development. What endpoints are being looked at? Are those endpoints clinically meaningful? Meaning, [...]

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