Global Medical staffing is celebrating it’s 25th year in business. Learn about our history of placing doctors in assignments around the globe.
An honest, transparent look at physician pay in other countries, as well as why so many doctors take an assignment in locations around the world.
If you’re a physician who wants more control over your life and a better work/life balance, consider locum tenens with its greater schedule flexibility.
Put your medical skills to good use while having the experience of a lifetime. Here are five exotic locations where you can do locum tenens.
If you have kids — or perhaps more aptly, especially if you have kids — consider international locums to experience a family adventure like no other.
The ever-growing international locums market provides numerous opportunities for professional growth — and, of course, adventure.
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 […]
Learn to scuba dive, taste the best food in Tokyo, explore the world’s most famous glowworm caves… 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 […]
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 […]
Ready to escape the demanding hours of your long-term physician position and instead gain work/life balance, while earning a good living? Want to travel near or far, while getting paid? Then, chances are, locum tenens can benefit you. An important consideration is whether to take a domestic assignment or an international one. This doesn’t have […]
You’ve thought before about an international assignment, but how do you know if the timing is right? Take our fun, short, eight-question quiz to find out whether you’re ready to head off on your own international locum tenens assignment. Bryan Chouinard
Thinking about exploring another part of the world, while working and gaining valuable career experience? Global Medical Staffing can help make it happen. We place physicians in first-world countries for six-month to one-year assignments (and shorter assignments in U.S. territories) — and as part of our services, we handle all the logistics of securing the […]
Imagine jetting to the other side of the world where you’ll immerse yourself in the local culture, travel extensively, and work a flexible schedule. Through our international locum tenens program, many physicians — and their spouses — live like locals in another country. The idea of taking a break from our incredibly demanding, fast-paced U.S. […]
We’re spotlighting one of our international locum tenens physicians: Dr. Sean Ryan. He chose locum tenens because he loves experiencing other cultures like a local. This prompted him to take an assignment to New Zealand when his daughter was a toddler. I was there for six months and received the same vacation as a regular, […]
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 […]