Receiving the COVID-19 vaccine from a locum tenens clinician’s perspective
More than 15 million people in the U.S. have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (at the time this article was written) and this number will continue to grow every day, with approximately 1.5 million doses being administered...
Continuing Medical Education
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we interact with family and friends, conduct business and attend school. Many everyday activities still look very different than they did a year ago. Some people are still working from home, and some students are attending school and trainings remotely.
Why I chose locum tenens as a career
I’ve been a vascular surgeon for the past sixteen years, and I’ve trained and practiced in a wide variety of environments, including academia, military medicine and a small private practice. Although I’ve always been passionate about my work, I realized several years ago I wasn’t quite happy because I felt out of touch with my patients and the communities where I served...
Telemedicine: (Not Quite) the New Normal
It goes without saying that 2020 has been a difficult year for almost everyone. From health anxieties and fears of survival, to the isolation and loneliness brought about by quarantine, these issues have only been compounded by financial concerns and job insecurity.
Adventures in Locum Tenens Work
One of the great things about locum tenens work is that you get to see new places and meet new amazing people. Dr. Roxanne Richards has been working in Nome, Alaska and traveling to remote villages to expand access to healthcare. Take a look at this SlideShare to read about her experience.