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Spotlight on Locum Tenens

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Two of the most undervalued words in healthcare are locum tenens, which simply means “to take the place of someone temporarily.” In other words, it refers to physicians who fill in for other doctors for one reason or another. To highlight these physicians’ inspiring journeys, Spotlight on Locum Tenens shares the ups, downs, and all-around adventures of being a locum tenens. From beginning a career on this unorthodox path to traveling overseas after retirement, these physicians have done it all, and now they’re offering insights into the truly unique life of a locum tenens. In partnership with

Two of the most undervalued words in healthcare are locum tenens, which simply means “to take the place of someone temporarily.” In other words, it refers to physicians who fill in for other doctors for one reason or another. To highlight these physicians’ inspiring journeys, Spotlight on Locum Tenens shares the ups, downs, and all-around adventures of being a locum tenens. From beginning a career on this unorthodox path to traveling overseas after retirement, these physicians have done it all, and now they’re offering insights into the truly unique life of a locum tenens. In partnership with
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Two of the most undervalued words in healthcare are locum tenens, which simply means “to take the place of someone temporarily.” In other words, it refers to physicians who fill in for other doctors for one reason or another. To highlight these physicians’ inspiring journeys, Spotlight on Locum Tenens shares the ups, downs, and all-around adventures of being a locum tenens. From beginning a career on this unorthodox path to traveling overseas after retirement, these physicians have done it all, and now they’re offering insights into the truly unique life of a locum tenens. In partnership with

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Episodes

A Global Look at Locum Tenens: An International Career

9/20/2018
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Host: Shira Johnson, MD Guest: Bryan J. Smith, MD Are you a physician whose passion is practicing medicine? Or are you a jet-setter looking for international intrigue? As it turns out, you can be both! Once hospitalist Dr. Bryan Smith discovered Global Medical Staffing, he packed his bags and boarded a flight bound for New Zealand. A year and a half later, he chronicles his experiences abroad with Dr. Shira Johnson. In riveting detail, Dr. Smith sheds light on the benefits and challenges...

Duration:00:15:29

Mid-Career Change: Transitioning to Locum Tenens

8/20/2018
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Host: Shira Johnson, MD Guest: Thomas O'Mara, MD Transitioning to a full-time locum tenens position may sound daunting when you’re in the middle of your career and run a private practice. But through CompHeatlh pulmonologist, Dr. Thomas O'Mara, found working as a locum tenens for the past 12 years has provided him and his family with flexible scheduling and opportunities to create a better work-life balance. Dr. Shira Johnson speaks with Dr. O'Mara about his personal journey as a locum...

Duration:00:13:59

A Sailor's Life for Me: One Doctor's Quest to Live and Practice From a 40-Foot Sailboat

8/10/2018
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Host: Tim Rush Guest: Robin Mcalister Mangione, MD Ever dreamt about selling everything, moving onto a sailboat, and traveling across the world? That’s exactly what Dr. Mangione did when she decided to become a locum tenen physician. With help from resources like Weatherby Healthcare, she can practice her passion wherever the winds may blow.

Duration:00:12:59

From Residency to Locum Tenens: A Young Physician's Unique Career Path

8/10/2018
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Host: Tim Rush Dr. Johnny Shen, a family practice physician trained in Houston, TX, investigated whether there could be another way to achieve work-life balance early in his career. What he discovered was locum tenens. This aha moment set him on a unique and fulfilling career path that has both defied his expectations and changed the perception of the healthcare industry.

Duration:00:16:59

Road Warrior Physician: A How-To Guide for Locum Tenens

8/10/2018
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Host: Tim Rush Guest: Noel Lumpkin, MD Dr. Noel Lumpkin, author of Road Warrior Physician, produces a must-read for all physicians, no matter their career stage. Through her insights, Dr. Lumpkin will equip you with the tools you need to begin your career as a locum tenens physician—from the steps to take, the benefits received, and job landscape.

Duration:00:12:29