Medical Specialties with the Best Quality of Life and Other Findings
Mar01

Medical Specialties with the Best Quality of Life and Other Findings

Every year Medscape releases the Physician Lifestyle & Happiness report. The report analyzes the quality of life and unique routines of physicians, and it lets you compare your own lifestyle habits and choices to others working in your specialty. As explained by Medscape, the report provides “insight from over 15,000 US physicians from more than 29 specialties, on various aspects of their personal and professional lives.” Since...

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What is the Difference Between a Physician Assistant and Doctor
Nov15

What is the Difference Between a Physician Assistant and Doctor

Are you contemplating medical school but unsure if you actually want to commit to becoming a doctor? After all, that’s a long time to be in school; the job can be extremely stressful, and what if you change your mind halfway through? You’re not alone. Many people weigh out the pros and cons of working as a doctor vs. choosing a different license type in healthcare. A common comparison people toss around when they’re in the midst of...

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Physician Issues: Unnecessary Medical Exams and Procedures
Nov01

Physician Issues: Unnecessary Medical Exams and Procedures

Are you ordering tests or procedures that are unnecessary? Maybe new studies show that a procedure you’ve always recommended to your patients is actually not as useful as you originally thought. Perhaps there’s a new treatment available. However, you’re a little nervous to use it because you personally haven’t seen its success rates. Whatever your reasons, it is important to keep in mind how often unnecessary medical exams and...

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How Do You Know if Medical Research is Reliable?
Oct17

How Do You Know if Medical Research is Reliable?

Perhaps you read studies published by a Harvard doctor claiming that damaged heart muscle could be regenerated with stem cells. Well, it turns out that despite 31 published studies, the data was not true. The New York Times reported this week that the research was conducted by Dr. Piero Anversa, and charges against him include submitting fraudulent data to the government in order to get research funding. Anversa agreed to pay a...

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About AllPhysicianJobs
Sep06

Five Things You Didn’t Know About AllPhysicianJobs

We hear all the time how there is a shortage of physician. That surely must mean there are plenty of jobs out there, right? Yet, it can get overwhelming searching the internet for the ideal position for you. Whether you’re a recent med school graduate or a doctor who is looking to switch it up, healthcare job boards are a great option. They simplify the job search process by putting all physician jobs in one place. We know you have...

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