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It turns out everyone can help fight COVID-19

My personal experience of this pandemic is the impotence of waiting, in lock down, bending the curve. I want to pass this story on as proof that there are other options. That there are people around the country doing something for others. We have all seen in the news the dangerous lack of disposable masks […]

Telemedicine in the time of Coronavirus

The blog post below was written only a week before the Coronavirus erupted in the news. This is how fast things are changing now. It occurred to me that Telehealth is actually a part of this Coronavirus story. This is a case of technology meeting  its moment. Video phone calls on Skype may have seen […]


“Excellence… represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.”                                                      – Aristotle If you’re about to become a surgeon or physician, or are already working as one and thinking of relocating, doing your due diligence about the question of “where to work” is essential. According to the latest U.S. […]


“You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights.”                                                      – Dr. Seuss, from Oh, the Places You’ll Go     According to the most recent findings from the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program (part of the U.S. Labor Department), Columbia, Missouri is the […]

Ready for primetime? Your jobs are now integrated with Google for Jobs.

Good news, recruiters and employers! Your job ads are about to level up big-time in the visibility department, thanks to Google’s new job search feature. The new search function, called “Google for Jobs,” allows job seekers to view open positions typically just seen on career sites simply by performing a Google search. And that’s huge […]

7 Tips to Help Physicians Grow at Your Practice

Has anyone ever told you you have a green thumb? You might have killed a plant or two in your life, but when it comes to helping physicians grow, have no fear. Replace that water and sun recipe with a few professional grooming principles, and you’ll be amazed with how your physicians begin to view […]

10 Best Cities for Physicians to Work In

Are you one of the many talented medical professionals looking for a physician-friendly city to call home? You don’t want much, really. It doesn’t have to be glamorous, unless you are into that kind of thing, and you don’t need a lot of razzle dazzle, either. What you do want is a place that emphasizes […]

8 Best Places to Do Your Residency

If you’re anything like every other medical student in America, you’d like to complete your residency in a top-rated residency program and then secure employment in a top-rated healthcare facility. Here, we expand on each city and facility to give you the information you need to narrow down your options and set your sights on […]