Using locums to transition into retirement

Back in 1958 Dr. William (Wim) LeMaire went to Africa on his first overseas medical adventure right after his medical training. That job forever lit a passion for international adventures where he could practice medicine and live like a local for months or years at a time. In addition to Africa, over the years, he […]

The 10 best podcasts and blogs for locums doctors

Podcasts are easy to listen to almost anywhere — while commuting, while exercising, or even while doing household chores. The best podcasts are funny, inspiring, and knowledge-filled. With so many podcasts available, as well as so many great blogs, it can be hard to find the most beneficial and enjoyable ones, so we sorted through […]

New Year’s resolutions for physicians

It's that time of the year for New Year's resolutions. Popular resolutions among physicians are to spend more time with family, work less, give back to the community, save more money and eat more healthfully. Luckily, locum tenens can help physicians achieve all these New Year's resolutions and more.

Mental health and doctors — what a recent survey shows

Physician burnout is high, making major headlines around the world, and suicide among physicians is two times that of the general population. Yet, even though more than half of physicians said in a recent study by locumstory.com that their workload has negatively hurt their mental health, only 17 percent have sought help. The locumstory.com study, which surveyed more than 3,700 physicians in nearly every specialty, work setting, and region of the country, did have positive news.

6 ways physicians can reduce burnout

Knowing that physician burnout has increased significantly, locumstory.com recently conducted a survey of more than 3,700 physicians across specialties, work settings, and U.S. regions to better understand physicians’ perspectives about their professions. Among the findings: 52% of surveyed physicians reported feeling burned out. 74% of physicians reported frequently seeing symptoms of burnout in other physicians. […]

Tired of hearing about physician burnout? Here’s one possible solution: revitalize your medical career with an international locum tenens opportunity.

By now in your medical career you may have read something about the burnout epidemic currently afflicting a lot of physicians. Our guess is you’re probably just as tired of hearing about physician burnout as you are tired of experiencing it yourself. But suffice it to say you’re not unique in your exhaustion. Simply put […]