At Global Medical, we appreciate our locums doctors for many reasons, but most of all because they are truly amazing people who also happen to be excellent physicians. Our physicians continue to wow us!
Some doctors describe international locums as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, others grab the kids and take them on a series of international jet-setting adventures, and still others embrace it as their new lifestyle. However doctors can fit it in, all of them call their international assignments amazing adventures. Here’s what four physicians love most about international […]
Dr. Cheri McCue has always loved traveling. Still, she didn’t expect to one day get on a plane and end up living in Guam for several months.
Podcasts are easy to listen to almost anywhere ‚Äî 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 […]
Tax 101 for doctors taking international or U.S. locum tenens assignments
There’s a lot to consider before packing up and moving overseas for a year. In the Q&A below, child & adolescent psychiatrist Dr. Jason Lambrese shares how he made a one-year locums assignment in New Zealand work for him and his husband as well as how happy he is that he could make this experience […]
This past November, Dr. Maria Chansky went on her fourth medical mission, this time to Haiti. The Haiti mission was made possible through a generous grant from the Making a Difference Foundation in partnership with International Medical Relief, enabling five physicians and several support staff members to travel to and within Haiti for eight days, giving of […]
Learn to scuba dive, taste the best food in Tokyo, explore the world’s most famous glowworm caves‚Ä¶ It sounds like a trip of the lifetime, doesn’t it? These are how many physicians adventure while on an international locum tenens assignment. When you take on an assignment in an international location, you not only get immersed […]
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.
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.
Aristotle once said, Friendship is essentially a partnership.” That can be said of Dr. Ronald Stiller and his physician reps at Global Medical Staffing. Kipp Robinson, domestic recruiter at Global Medical Staffing, recruited Dr. Stiller by pointing out that Global could pay a lot more than Dr. Stiller’s permanent position, allowing less work and more […]
Drawing qualified physicians to a rural community can be challenging. It takes time, effort, and resources. Helping you fill your staffing needs quickly with top doctors is just one benefit of turning to Global Medical Staffing. There are many reasons to use locums for help filling shortages – and the benefits are great. Some benefits include revenue, patients need care, providing care locally keeps money in the community, fill positions with top physicians who love rural communities, a locums can help in numerous situations and reduce burnout.
Dr. Raymattie Singh says that when her hospitalist contract was ending in Denver, Colorado, she really began thinking about her life. She was in something of an existential crisis. I had gotten more and more depressed, and then, incidentally got an email from Global Medical Staffing about practicing medicine in the Pacific Islands. I started […]
Many physicians choose locums in parts of the world, while earning good money. Others schedule their locum tenens assignment down. Meanwhile, some physicians completely embrace the locums lifestyle full-time and create their own form of seasonal migration. We fill locum tenens shifts and longer-term assignments all throughout the year, but notice an increased demand for locum tenens physicians from November through January. This means that qualified physicians can pick up extra shifts and bank the money around the holiday season.