Primary care program graduates more likely to select generalist career path
DEC 20, 2012
Far fewer students are pursuing general medical studies today than when internal medicine primary care programs were created in the 1970s, but internal medical students in primary care programs are still more likely to enter general internal medicine practices than students in categorical programs, according to a new study published by researchers from the Mayo Clinic
Medical Economics Exclusive 2012 Earnings Report
OCT 10, 2012
Earnings for primary care physicians (PCP) have been relatively flat since 2006, according to new results for Medical Economics' 84th annual Exclusive Physician Earnings Survey, but costs of running a practice keep rising.
From NALTO: Why locum tenens may be the perfect career now
JUL 15, 2009
For decades, physicians have engaged in locum tenens practice for a variety of reasons at different times throughout their careers. Newly minted residents unsure about where they want to settle or what type of practice setting they might enjoy use locum tenens as a way to explore options.
What you need to know before signing an employment contract
OCT 23, 2009
It's tempting to give new employers the benefit of the doubt. After all, they had the good sense to hire you. Isn't it reasonable to assume that they'll treat you fairly?
Can medical students afford to choose primary care?
NOV 27, 2012
Medical students who graduate with the median level of medical school debt can typically choose careers in primary care and still meet standard household expenses without incurring additional debt.