Several physicians share their eye-opening and rewarding experiences working as international locum tenens in a new part of the world.
Dr. Ronald Stiller has been able to continue practicing the medicine he loves but still have the flexibility to see the world. And he’s having a ball!
Not all locum tenens physicians work locums full time; some work occasional locums shifts in order to earn extra money, to travel, or, like Dr. Chad Koyanagi, as a way to give back to the community. For psychiatrist Dr. Koyanagi, helping people is his mission, and he uses his expertise, compassion, and valuable skills and […]
This guide for beginners will give you everything you need to know to get started on your first international locum tenens adventure.
Occupational medicine urgent care physician Dr. Kay Hooshmand was able to give her family a rewarding experience by working locum tenens in Montana.
How locum tenens has allowed one pediatrician to see new places and practice medicine in new ways as he transitions into retirement.
Five doctors say locum tenens allows them to get back to the basics of medicine, with less time on paperwork and more with patients.
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.
Infectious disease physician Dr. Dalilah Restrepo shares how she rediscovered her love of medicine with an international locum tenens assignment in New Zealand.
If you have kids — or perhaps more aptly, especially if you have kids — consider international locums to experience a family adventure like no other.
Radiologist Dr. Greg Kapala has worked in various locations throughout his long career, including for various private practices in the Midwest. Since 2008, he has taken numerous three-month and six-month international locum tenens stints in New Zealand, in addition to doing contract work for the VA. “I really like traveling,” Dr. Kapala explains. “I love […]
Getting ready to finish residency? Consider taking a locums tenens assignment before building your practice and settling into a community.
If you are looking to grow, develop, and have fun adventures, locum tenens is a good option at any stage in a physician’s career.
Family medicine physician Dr. T recently took her first locums assignment to Hawaii, and she is thrilled with how the adventure has enriched her life. She chose locums in order to travel and to experience different cultures — and Hawaii, a melting pot of culture, is the perfect place for both. Discovering the island lifestyle Hawaii […]
It’s National Locum Tenens Week! And we couldn’t be more excited to have this opportunity to thank our physicians for all they do to provide quality medical care to patients throughout the world. Although locum tenens plays a vital role in our healthcare system, many still don’t know what it is. In Latin, locum tenens […]