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 […]

6 reasons we appreciate our locums doctors (in GIFs!)

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! Here are the top six reasons why we appreciate our doctors. 1. They are dedicated to their patients — no matter […]

Why these 4 doctors love working international locum tenens

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 […]

5 locum tenens staffing myths busted

Many healthcare providers are turning to locum tenens, with more than 75 percent of hospitals using locums, according to the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations. A few of the reasons so many healthcare organizations turn to locums include: Staff shortages in healthcare, expected to grow to a physician shortage of 46,000-90,000 physicians by 2025, […]