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Physicians Working from Home Performing Medical File Reviews

Many doctors enjoy being able to supplement their clinical income by working from home or from their home office performing file reviews. File reviews can be done from home, are low stress, do not require any patient contact or travel, almost never result in having to testify. File review consulting work is varied and includes: peer reviews, chart reviews, utilization reviews, second opinions, [...]

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Management Consulting Jobs for Doctors

Management Consulting Jobs for Doctors Management consulting is a growing and lucrative field of opportunity for physicians.  In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal the Managing Director of a major international consulting firm stated that his firm had hired 160 doctors just in the previous year.  The Managing Director noted that an MBA is not required. They are instead looking for [...]

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 [...]

10 Tips Physicians Can Use To Ace Their Job Interview

Physicians moving out of clinical medicine and into non-clinical careers face the daunting task of interviewing. Many of these physicians may not have undergone an interview for many years. What are some practical tips for these physicians? Connie Pate, speaking at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians gave her 10 ways to ace a job interview: 10 Ways to Ace an Interview: Be [...]

Jobs for Physicians as Life Insurance Medical Directors

Physicians moving, or considering moving out of clinical medicine might do well to consider positions in the life insurance industry. Craig Davidson MD, speaking at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference gave some of the industry benchmarks. Life Insurance Medical Directors: 52% insurance industry ≥ 15 years 60% full time Job title medical director or CMO Many also AVP or VP 44% [...]

Physicians Switching Careers to a Health Plan Employee

Physicians who have had enough with clinical practice frequently consider what life as an employee at a health plan would be. Matthew F. McManus, MD speaking at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference addressed the issue of salary expectations: What Might I Expect to Earn as a Health Plan Employee Very wide variation but base salaries tend to run $160-$230K depending on [...]

Jobs for Physicians in Disability Insurance

What career opportunities are available to physicians in the disability insurance field? With the aging population and the increasing number of Americans seeking disability, the disability field is rapidly expanding, needing more and more physicians. Constantine Gean, MD, speaking at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference listed just a few of the opportunities available to physicians: Private Disability Insurance  Disability Assessment      IME [...]

How Physicians Can Change Their CV to a Resume

Physicians Career Change: Resume Needed   Physicians who are considering a career change transitioning into a non-clinical career will need a resume as opposed to their CV.   How can physicians change their CV into a resume that works? Here is what Deb Dib, the CEO Coach, recommended at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference:   PHYSICIAN CV TO RESUME QUICK TIPS   [...]

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 [...]