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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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Pursuing a Lifelong Dream as a Locum Tenens

7/16/2019
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Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Stanley Green, MD Fresh out of residency and hesitant to sign a long-term contract, Dr. Stanley Green was exploring other options for his career. That’s when he discovered locum tenens work, which might just hold the key to achieving his inspiring lifelong goal.

Duration:00:09:59

Locum Tenens: A Physician Assistant's Unconventional Alternative

5/31/2019
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Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Theresa Rand, PA Burnout is unfortunately experienced by many professionals in the healthcare space today, and its effects cannot be underestimated. Take Theresa Rand, for instance. After over 20 years as a physician assistant, Theresa kept finding herself unhappy and exhausted, no matter the people or practice. But in the pursuit of change, she turned to locum tenens…and has never looked back.

Duration:00:14:59

From the Military to Civilian Medicine & Beyond: A Locum Tenens Physician's Career Path

5/29/2019
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Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Are you a recent graduate looking to forge your own path in the medical world? Or perhaps you’re starting a family and are looking for balance in your work schedule. Dr. John Thieszen has been there. After beginning his medical career in the military, Dr. Thieszen realized he wanted more flexibility and a more convenient schedule for his lifestyle. That’s when he turned to locum tenens work, and he has since found the perfect balance as a locum tenens for...

Duration:00:15:59

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

Livin' la Vida Locum: A Globetrotter's Journey

9/10/2018
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Host: Shira Johnson, MD Guest: William Lemaire, MD Dr. Shira Johnson welcomes Dr. William LeMaire, author of Cross-Cultural Doctoring: On and Off the Beaten Path, who chronicles his transformation from a faculty member at the University of Miami to an international, jet-setting Ob/Gyn with the help of Global Medical Staffing. He depicts healthcare challenges many countries face today, including the continued need for medical basics.

Duration:00:19:59

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

Why Do Physicians Choose Locum Tenens Work?

7/9/2013
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Host: Tim Rush Guest: Winn H. Gregory, MD As a locum tenens contractor, healthcare professionals can gain experience in a variety of settings, from rural solo practices to urban group practices to even military bases and correctional facilities. So if you’re interested in investigating the potential merits of this unique method of clinical practice, then tune in to hear Dr. Winn Gregory share his experience as a general surgeon who works with locum tenens assignments in affiliation with...

Duration:00:12:59