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6 Tips to Ease the Transition of Relocating Your Family

Whether in pursuit of new employment opportunities or for personal reasons like a geographical preference or the desire to be closer to family, there’s a good chance you’ve had to relocate at one point or another because of your career as a physician. While it can certainly be an exciting time, moving to a new city for your job is much more overwhelming when you have a family. As a mother, it’s up to you to ensure that the emotional needs of your children are met and they’re ready to make this big transition with as much ease as possible (and hopefully with a little excitement, too!). &nb......
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The key secret for moving into your nonclinical physician career

The key secret for moving into your nonclinical physician career
I bet you’re proud of accomplishing your MD, or D.O., or MBBCh (that was mine in South Africa!) . I certainly am. You may be equally proud of that medical school you challenged yourself to get into. We worked very hard to earn these degrees, and they prove something, right? Yes, they do. If you’re in the doctoring business.   However, if you’re looking to transition out of life as a practicing physician into a nonclinical physician career position or opportunity. The answer is closer to a “no”!   My words may come as a surprise, but Gallup research from 2013 shows that whe......
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Practical answers from Dr Mike McLaughlin regarding physician career change.

Practical answers from Dr Mike McLaughlin regarding physician career change.
If you’re in the market for a physician career change, there’s an invaluable tool to help you through your transition. Naturally, I’d like to say that it’s The Physician Odyssey Program, and leave it at that! However, I’d be remiss as a physician career coach if I didn’t make you aware of Dr. Mike McLaughlin’s book “Do You Feel Like You Wasted All That Training?: Answers About Transitioning to Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians“. An esteemed and dear colleague, Mike McLaughlin, is a plastic and hand surgeon who, after much deliberation, left clinical practice to ultimately st......
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