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5 MIN READ

What employed physicians should know about noncompete clauses

With more states moving to ban noncompete clauses, the legal landscape is becoming more complex. A legal expert outlines some essentials.

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Transition from Resident to Attending
Transitioning to Practice

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4 MIN READ

Young doctors should know pros, cons of these 4 practice settings

Young physicians are wise to keep an eye out for their next practice opportunity. Find out what to look for with this expert advice from the AMA.

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Transition from Resident to Attending
Transitioning to Practice
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4 MIN READ

Job interviewing tips for physician employment

 Ace your physician job interview with our top tips, including how to prepare and how to broach the issues that matter most to you.

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Transition from Resident to Attending
Transitioning to Practice
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3 MIN READ

6 questions to ask before signing a physician employment contract

What is expected of you? How will you be paid? Learn which questions should be answered in your employment contract.

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Transitioning to Practice

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11 MIN READ

Follow principles in 6 key areas to protect employed physicians

Most physicians are now employed. The AMA outlines essentials on contracts, payment agreements, conflicts of interest, patient advocacy and more.

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Transition from Resident to Attending
Transitioning to Practice
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4 MIN READ

What resident physicians considering an academic career should know

Residents pondering a career in academic medicine can gain helpful insights from physicians who have thrived in that setting. Learn more with the AMA.

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Transition from Resident to Attending
Transitioning to Practice
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6 MIN READ

Thinking about fellowship? Ask yourself these 5 questions

Resident physicians considering fellowship training should weigh how the subspecialty training fits into their life, financial and career goals.

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Medical Fellowships
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3 MIN READ

First physician job post-residency often a way station: survey

It used to be that physicians spent about six years on average at their first job after training. But in recent years, that’s changed. Learn more.

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Transition from Resident to Attending
Transitioning to Practice
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3 MIN READ

How wide a net should doctors cast in post-residency job search?

Weighing personal, professional against available physician job opportunities can be a delicate balance. Learn more with the AMA.

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Transition from Resident to Attending
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