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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Explore the country, contributing your valuable medical skills where they’re most needed — while earning good money. That’s all possible with locum tenens. Right now, we have openings all across the U.S. Some physicians choose to do locum tenens full-time, in order to gain work/life balance, spend time with family, and choose their own hours. […]
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 […]
For as long as Dr. Eva McCullars can remember, she always wanted to be a physician, just like her mom. As a child, she helped her pediatrician mother with patients, answering the phone when her mom was out treating patients on house calls. Her father is also a physician, a surgeon, so Dr. McCullars says, […]