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5 networking tips for job-seeking residents, fellows

The power of networking, when harnessed correctly, can be a major asset to physicians as they pursue their first job out of residency or fellowship.

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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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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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Pearl of the week: Understand your priorities for your next job

Find resources on physician career development and what to look for in your next practice. 

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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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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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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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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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4 do’s and don’ts for a midcareer physician job change

Taking a new position can involve a range of emotions, from excitement to guilt. Learn how to make a midcareer job change in health care work.

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