Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians


Non-Clinical Careers Blog

Advice for doctors who are considering leaving the practice of clinical medicine

SEAK faculty member who spent many years working as a Medical Director for industry answers the question: What advice would you give to doctors who are considering leaving the practice of clinical medicine?   I’m empathetic with, probably, the struggle that they may be going thro
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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
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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 l
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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-
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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
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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
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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 certificati
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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-clinica
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Personal branding expert gives advice for physicians considering a career change

SEAK faculty member who is a personal branding expert answers the question:  What advice would you give to physicians considering a career change? I think you have to learn to speak corporate. And that sounds kind of harsh, but you need to learn to talk in a way that the people in the
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