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About Steve Babitsky

Steven Babitsky, Esq. is a former trial lawyer who has trained thousands of physicians in the past 30 years. He has over 35 years of experience as a professional negotiator, has himself successfully made the switch from practicing law to a non-clinical career, and is an expert in networking, running a small business, medical-legal opportunities for physicians, responding to tough questions, persuasion skills, consulting, publishing, and turning ideas into money. He is the co-author of the book Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians.

Interested in a Non-Clinical Career? Know What You Want and CLEARLY Communicate it on your Resume

Interested in a Non-Clinical Career? Know What You Want and CLEARLY Communicate it on your Resume By: Charlotte Weeks If you’re a physician and want to change fields, it’s certainly possible to do so. However, you also have to convince the hiring manager that you’re capable of taking on a new role. First, it’s vital that you know what type of job you’re [...]

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Opportunities for Physicians in Venture Capital

Opportunities for Physicians in Venture Capital By: Dev K. Mishra, M.D. The allure of venture capital is fueled by the vision of the heyday of the late 1990s:  private companies moving rapidly from inception to IPO, with millionaires being created on a weekly basis.  The industry at least as it pertains to healthcare has cooled, but venture capital today is still one of [...]

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Is Clinical Practice Draining Your Life From You?

Is Clinical Practice Draining Your Life From You? By: Dr. Julia Pewitt Kinder, F.P.   “Wow. There are other physicians who want out of clinic, and an entire conference devoted to showing them how.”  I plopped down on the curb beside my mailbox as I excitedly scanned the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians brochure that had found its way to my mailbox. Immediately, [...]

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What’s the best way to find and choose a good career coach?

Imagine this: You’re 68 years old. You’re looking back at your life and career. What do you see? If you’re reading this article right now, there’s a good chance you are listening to a “career hunch” and exploring a non-clinical career.  You’re interested in optimizing your skills and passions within your career and rediscovering meaning and purpose in your work. Harvard Business Review [...]

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Jobs for Physicians in the Federal Government

Jobs for Physicians in the Federal Government Kenneth Lankin MD, MBA, MPH   What comes to mind when working for the Federal Government?  Working at some dreary VA hospital?  Did you ever consider working for the federal government can be interesting, meaningful, and I daresay fun? It can.  Let me tell you why. The federal government leads the nation in policy and research.  [...]

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What disability insurance companies are looking for in the physicians they hire

SEAK faculty member who is lead Medical Director at a major disability insurer answers the question: What are the disability insurance companies looking for in physicians they hire for non-clinical medical director positions? The number one thing they are looking for board certification. If you don’t have board certification, there’s a number of lower level certifications, such as, in terms of the time [...]

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Differences between a CV and a resume – why it’s important for physicians

SEAK faculty member who is a personal branding expert answers the question:  Many people think that a CV and a resume is the same thing. Can you touch upon what the differences are between a CV and a resume and why the distinction is important to a physician applying for a non-clinical position? The distinction between a CV and a resume is that [...]

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Non-Profit Job Opportunities for Physicians

Non-Clinical Opportunities for Physicians at Non-Profits Daniel Carlat MD, Project Director, The Pew Charitable Trusts While most of us went into medicine to treat patients, there may come a time in our careers when we want to explore other opportunities. Working at a non-profit is a great option to consider. Non-profits are organizations that have been formed to achieve a mission or to [...]

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Non-clinical jobs for physicians in the regulatory and medical affairs section of the pharmaceutical industry

SEAK faculty member who is an experienced physician in Pharmaceutical Industry answers the question:  What non-clinical jobs are there for physicians in the regulatory and medical affairs section of the pharmaceutical industry? There are lots of different opportunities. For physicians in the more medical oriented fields, there are jobs as medical directors, both for phase 1, 2, and 3 in clinical trials in [...]

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