Sep 7, 2023
In this episode, Dr. Andrew Wilner shared insights into the world of locum tenens. He discussed how locum tenens, which means "placeholder" in Latin, involves physicians temporarily filling in for various medical roles, such as covering for vacations, maternity leaves, or staffing shortages. Dr. Wilner emphasized the flexibility and work-life balance that locum tenens offers, making it an attractive option for physicians seeking unique experiences and the freedom to explore different locations.
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00:01:00: Dr. Wilner's introduction to locum tenens
00:02:00: The definition of locum tenens
00:03:00: Compensation in locum tenens
00:05:00: Locum tenens and the doctor shortage
00:06:00: The impact of telemedicine on locum tenens
00:07:00: Dr. Wilner's locum tenens experiences
00:08:00: Flexibility and the lack of job security in locum tenens
00:09:00: The lack of ownership in modern medicine
00:10:00: The tax advantages of self-employment in locum tenens
00:11:00: Coping with changes in locum tenens positions
00:12:00: Locum tenens experiences in toxic work environments
00:13:00: The need for flexibility and self-confidence in locum tenens
00:14:00: The story of Dr. Wilner's locum tenens job with residents
00:15:00: Credentialing and the challenges of starting a locum tenens position
00:16:00: Onboarding processes for locum tenens physicians
00:17:00: Dr. Wilner's transition from locum tenens to permanent roles
00:18:00: The freshness of locum tenens work
00:19:00: Hedonic adaptation and locum tenens
00:20:00: A physician's perspective on locum tenens
00:21:00: Advice for physicians considering locum tenens
00:22:00: Dr. Wilner's final thoughts on locum tenens
About Dr. Andrew Wilner:
Dr. Wilner, an experienced Neurologist, guides physicians on the unconventional locum career path with courage, knowledge, and an adventurous spirit. His book bridges a gap in physician career support, offering practical advice to navigate the world of locum life. While some parts are US-specific, the book's global relevance resonates, making it an inspirational and useful resource for locum physicians worldwide.
Learn more about Dr. Wilner on his website.
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