More Details: How I Spent My Emergency Fund

My last post focused on how my first months of residency have been financially. I included in that post that I ran out of money 3 months after residency despite having what I assumed was a healthy emergency fund saved up. After the post I received some emails asking how that could be since I previously mentioned that I had almost 6 months of funds saved up based on my assumptions of spending patterns.… Read the rest

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A Look Back At My First Few Months As An Attending

I’m back! I can’t believe it has been a month since my last post. Work became a little more time intensive than I anticipated which left me with little time to write for fun and this blog on the side.  Don’t worry,  I do plan on keeping up with the blog and keeping to a regular posting schedule in the future and I’m sorry for the delay.… Read the rest

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A Guide To Obtaining Your First Job As An Attending

 

This guide was written for residents or fellows who are near graduation and want a guide as to how to find the first job. I initially wrote this at the request of internal medicine residents who were wondering about the process of applying to their first attending job either as a hospitalist or primary care physician. The method of how to look for a job still applies to other specialties.… Read the rest

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Why you should have a lawyer review your employment agreement

Employment agreements, or a contract, is a written document that details many aspects of a physician working for a group. The agreement can have the physician as an independent contractor or as a paid employee. Beyond that, the devil can truly be in the details. Here are the reasons why you should have a lawyer look over this agreement before signing one.… Read the rest

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