If you've been thinking about locum tenens, I suggest you jump in and try it! If you would like a little preparation beforehand, you might consider reading, "The Locum Life: A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens." It's filled with my experiences and those of many other locum docs to smooth the way. On sale now at a special reduced price until the end of November, 2021, only at this link: https://www.lulu.com/shop/andrew-n-wilner-md/the-locum-life-a-physicians-guide-to-locum-ten
Thanks to veteran radio host Burke Allen for inviting me to his "Big Time Talker" weekly podcast. Our interview, "The importance of the in-person and caring physician with Dr. Andrew Wilner," was released yesterday on Blog Talk Radio and all the usual streaming podcast sites. Here's the link: https://www.blogtalkradio.com/wams/2021/09/17/the-importance-of-the-in-person-and-caring-physician-with-dr-andrew-wilner Burke was an amazing host and posed challenging questions. To beg
Many thanks to Chad Saley of CompHealth for asking me to contribute this piece on locum tenens and self-employment. For this article, I examined the pros and cons of self-employment for physicians. Self-employment offers the opportunity to be your own boss, make your own schedule, and increase tax-deductible retirement savings. Of course, there are downsides as well, including last-minute cancellations, lack of health insurance, and unpaid travel time. Whether locums is the
Many thanks to Dr. Heather Fork, founder of The Doctor's Crossing, for inviting me to speak about locum tenens. Heather is a physician career strategist who has helped hundreds of physicians find their perfect career niche that satisfies their professional and personal goals. Heather and I had a fun-filled discussion about locums that included the role of an agency, how to select an agent, the three career stages where physicians might consider locums, the flexible lifestyle,
Jen Hunter interviewed four locum tenens physicians, including yours truly, who found their perfect job through locum tenens. Finding the perfect job can take time, which full-time physicians rarely have. Locum tenens provides a flexible schedule ideal for job hunting. It worked for me! https://locumstory.com/spotlight/find-perfect-physician-job-locum-tenens/ #locums #locumphysician #locumtenens
Please join me and Dr. Cory Fawcett, author of 4 books on personal finance and a new video course on locum tenens in this 15-minute discussion about locum tenens on my medical YouTube channel. Dr. Fawcett is a retired general surgeon. He worked locums for three years while transitioning from his full-time general surgery practice to his “repurposed” life helping physicians succeed in personal finance. While working locums part-time, he rediscovered the joy of general surgery.