Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians


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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 consid
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Jobs for Physicians with Consulting Firms

Opportunities Available for Physicians with Consulting Firms: What is Available and How to Go After Them So you want to be a consultant? Dr. Andrew Ziskind, Managing Director, Huron Healthcare, has made the jump from practicing interventional cardiologist to hospital CEO to consultant
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My Unique Medical Career Path

My mother kept my first grade paper where I was asked what I wanted to do when I grew up.  My response was that I wanted to go to medical school.  I always knew I wanted to go to medical school – both my parents were physicians and that was the role model and career I wanted to follow
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A physician working with a disability insurer may be involved in

While the claims support role for physicians employed by a disability insurer does not involve direct patient care, the skills developed in clinical practice are used in the consulting role.  Physicians in both roles require a good foundation in clinical medicine, the ability to use e
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Medical Career Transition: Shift Happens

A CRISIS IN AMERICAN MEDICINE By: Peter Moskowitz, MD The practice milieu and the emotional profile and coping strategies of physicians are undergoing rapid change.  There is growing and widespread career dissatisfaction.  Increasing stress and burnout, medical disability claims, prem
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Advice for physicians looking to get into medical communications

SEAK faculty member who is a physician owner of a medical communications company answers the question: What advice would you give to physicians who are considering leaving clinical medicine and getting a non-clinical job in the medical communications field?   I would say that the
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What does a physician working in a medical communications company do?

SEAK faculty member who is a physician owner of a medical communications company answers the question: What does a physician in non-clinical job with a medical communications company do?   Generally, a physician will work in either apposition of a medical director or a medical wr
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What opportunities are there in the media for physicians?

SEAK faculty member who is a physician TV Reporter (medical correspondent) answers the question: What opportunities are there in the media for physicians? I think there are a ton of opportunities in the media for physicians. There are lots of opportunities in television, from being a
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Can physicians start a business while practicing full time

SEAK faculty member who is a physician entrepreneur answers the question: Can physicians start businesses while holding down full-time jobs?   They can, and like a lot of things in life, you can but it’s not easy. That’s why I’m very gratified to be asked to come today because th
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