2020’s Best & Worst States for Doctors – WalletHub

With doctors on the front lines against the threat of coronavirus, National Doctors’ Day coming up on March 30 and “physician” being the highest-paid job of 2019, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2020’s Best & Worst States for Doctors. To identify the best states for those in the business of saving lives, Read More …

Is “Burnout Hysteria” Perpetuating the Problem with Physicians?

Physician burnout is a huge topic right now. In both peer-reviewed literature and popular media, the subject has stormed our national consciousness, creating the perception that a burnout epidemic is threatening the very foundations of our healthcare system. But is that perception accurate? And is the uproar warranted? Yes and no, say Gary R. Simonds, Read More …

5 Smart College Majors for Growing Careers

Deciding on a college major is one of the most pivotal life decisions you can make. It often determines how you begin your career and the opportunities available throughout your career. Although major doesn’t have to determine your career, there are some great majors to help ensure that you’ll have the best job options after Read More …

Medical Scribe: An Essential Part of the Healthcare Team

When you think of healthcare jobs, nurses and doctors probably come to mind. You are probably also aware of physical therapists, occupational therapists and lab techs. But one job which may not be on your radar is medical scribe. Medical scribes are helping to ease the stress doctors face in dealing with endless paperwork, allowing Read More …

10 Careers that Make a Difference – And Pay Well

One important part of career satisfaction is the belief that one is making a real difference for others and a positive contribution to society. Although many individuals in the helping professions are poorly compensated, there are careers that make a difference and also offer good salaries. A few high-impact, well-paying careers to consider:     Read More …

Should You Become a Medical Doctor?

The path to an MD is a long and difficult journey. And once you receive your medical degree, the hard work is far from over. Many high school and college students express interest in the medical field, but often their reasons aren’t sound. If you’re thinking about becoming a physician, consider the following factors before Read More …