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 […]

Physician chooses Australian locum tenens assignment for the medical experience and the adventure

After Dr. Mike Spertus finished his post-residency fellowship, he applied for an international locum tenens position and is now about halfway through that assignment in Perth, Australia. He’s thrilled to be there, he says, and loves many things about the job, including: the flexibility, the clinical experiences, the travel opportunities, and the work/life balance. You […]

International Locum Tenens 101 — A Beginner’s Guide

It’s a tempting idea: Ditch the rat-race for six months (or longer), practice overseas where you can work in the morning and surf or hike in the afternoon‚ — or perhaps the other way around. It’s also quite possible: Thousands of your colleagues are doing it right now. The plusses of such work extend beyond […]