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How Much Money Does a Physician Freelance Medical Writer Earn?

A physician freelance medical writer can make very good money.  Freelance medical writers who are doctors typically charge by the hour.  The hourly rate for physician writers can be $100-$150 or even more.  This means that successful freelancers can earn well over $200,000 per year. If you are a doctor who likes to write, becoming a freelance writer might be a great fit [...]

2019-08-09T15:22:43-04:00Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Much Money Does a Physician Freelance Medical Writer Earn?

How Much Money Does a Physician Consultant Working at a Consulting Firm Make?

Working for a consulting firm can be a highly lucrative alternative career for medical doctors. As healthcare represents more than 1/6 of the U.S. economy, there are numerous opportunities for physicians to work as consultants.  Some of the biggest consulting firms who operate in the healthcare space includes: Accenture Bain & Co. Boston Consulting Group Delloitte FTI Huron McKinsey & Co. Navigant PWC [...]

2018-09-11T10:50:02-04:00Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Much Money Does a Physician Consultant Working at a Consulting Firm Make?

How Much Money Does a Non-Clinical Physician Working as a Medical Director with a Health Insurer Make?

Non-Clinical jobs with health insurers are fairly numerous. Even better, medical director jobs with payors exist in all states. Physicians working non-clinically for health insurers typically serve as Medical Directors and start out as Associate Medical Directors. The starting salary for such positions can vary.  According to SEAK’s October 2017 Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference speaker (a senior physician executive with a major [...]

2018-09-04T13:45:02-04:00Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Much Money Does a Non-Clinical Physician Working as a Medical Director with a Health Insurer Make?

Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians: Medical Device Companies

There is a tremendous need for surgeons to join medical device companies. Many of these companies are expanding rapidly and are hiring. Becker’s Spine Review reports on a few of the rapidly expanding US medical device companies. Here is a list: Alphatec (Carlsbad, Calif.). Arthrex (Naples, Fla.). Camber Spine (Wayne, Pa.). DePuy Synthes (Warsaw, Ind.).  Exactech (Gainesville, Fla.). Globus Medical (Audubon, Pa.). Intuitive [...]

2018-01-31T10:24:10-05:00Uncategorized|Comments Off on Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians: Medical Device Companies

How to Transition to a Non-Clinical Career

Many physicians are considering leaving clinical medicine to pursue a non-clinical career. These physicians will want to take an inventory of their transferrable skills. Physicians considering a career change will want to conduct a transferrable skills analysis (TSA). This TSA should include: Identifying their skills gained through training, education, and work experience that can be applied to other occupations. Consideration of what they [...]

2018-01-30T16:13:09-05:00Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Transition to a Non-Clinical Career

Opportunities for Physicians in Teaching

Physicians who are considering cutting back or completely leaving their clinical practice are turning to the many opportunities in the teaching field. Some of the best opportunities for teaching are: Teaching in academic medical schools and teaching hospitals. Clinical faculty appointments. Part-time teaching at medical schools. Teaching at physician assistant training programs. Teaching at nurse practitioner training programs. Teaching in PharmD programs. Heidi [...]

2018-01-30T14:19:25-05:00Uncategorized|Comments Off on Opportunities for Physicians in Teaching

Physician Coaching Careers

One of the hottest non-clinical careers for physicians is coaching. With physician dissatisfaction at an all-time high physicians are coaching other physicians who want to transition out of clinical medicine. Physicians seeking additional information on how to be a physician career coach can attend the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference in Chicago on October 20-21, 2018. At the conference, Ryan Bayley will [...]

2018-01-30T13:48:40-05:00Uncategorized|Comments Off on Physician Coaching Careers

Wealth Management Careers for Physicians

Dr. Doug Burnette who will be speaking at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers Conference for Physicians, October 22-23, 2016 in Chicago was recently interviewed about careers for physicians in wealth management. Here are the results of the interview: Doug Burnette, MD  Q.  Dr. Burnette, what does a wealth management advisor do on a day-by-day basis? Prepare for client meetings Meet with clients Continuing education [...]

2016-08-26T15:27:36-04:00Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wealth Management Careers for Physicians

Physician Inventors Making a Difference

Physician inventors have been in the forefront of some of the most important medical inventions in the last 50 years. These physicians have helped millions of patients and have become financially independent as well. Dr. Richard Chesbrough will be speaking on physician inventing at the SEAK National Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference in Chicago on October 22-23, 2016. Here is a recent interview [...]

2016-03-18T17:35:47-04:00Uncategorized|Comments Off on Physician Inventors Making a Difference

Physicians Moving into Physician Advisors Roles

Physicians considering alternative non-clinical careers are now looking at the position of a physician advisor. Dr. Elizabeth Varghese-Kroll will be speaking on this topic at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference on October 22-23, 2016 in Chicago, IL. Dr. Varghese-Kroll was recently interviewed on what it means to be a physician advisor. Q:  Dr. Varghese-Kroll, what is a “physician advisor” and what [...]

2016-03-18T17:34:30-04:00Uncategorized|Comments Off on Physicians Moving into Physician Advisors Roles