Doctors who want to transition into non-clinical jobs often don't know where to begin. There are many physicians and health care professionals who want to find non-clinical jobs- for a variety of reasons. The following steps can make that transition happen smoothly.
4. Strategize to determine the right approaches you need to take for the jobs that fit your goals. Become an expert at understanding the ins and outs of your future career. Careers Beyond Clinical Medicine provides you with thorough insight into non-clinical job opportunities and shows you in detail how to get the job. I did all the research for you, so you don't have to. If your only complaint is that I have provided too much detail then I have done my job- because I want to provide you with as much guidance as you could ever need!
5. Taking Initiative
As you map out your next steps, there are three methods that you can use to approach your career transition:
6. Accept a good job and continue to prove to yourself and to others that you are an asset. Doctors can succeed in a variety of non-clinical fields. When doctors thrive on the non-clinical world, there are many winners, including the health care delivery system as a whole.
If you decide at any time throughout this process that you want to stay in clinical medicine, but you think you need to make some changes to your current work environment, don't delay improving your situation. Your patients will be better served if you are in a situation that is fair and productive. Every physician can and should achieve career satisfaction.
7/16/2018 11:58:26 pm
My friend is a doctor. When she got married, she stopped working and focused on child-rearing. Just in case she will get back working again, she'd prefer to shift to a new profession.
Heidi Moawad MD
7/30/2018 05:58:46 pm
Your friend still has many options if and when she decides to work again. http://www.nonclinicaldoctors.com/non-clinical-jobs-for-doctors.html
10/4/2018 06:37:23 pm
11/14/2018 12:13:47 pm
Can a fresh foreign medical graduate start wirking in usa?
11/14/2018 01:03:16 pm
Hi Blair, Here are some resources for foreign medical graduates:
Anthony Prizzi MD
1/12/2019 08:37:43 am
Seeking non clinical job for physician, consulting/second opinion/chart review etc
4/20/2019 03:53:20 pm
Looking to get out of solo internal medicine practice
4/24/2019 01:14:21 pm
Hi Dr. Seaman- you have many options- within clinical practice and in non clinical jobs. It all depends on what aspects of your work you like and don't like. The following article can help you decide if a nonclinical job is right for you:
1/15/2019 12:49:58 pm
3/10/2020 09:02:26 am
Hi, I graduated from an American university in the middle east, I worked in the middle east as an emergency physician. I have a US citizenship but now I'm struggling to pass USMLE. wondering if there are any recommendations for clinical positions that don't require me to have my ECFMG certificate.
3/11/2020 12:21:31 pm
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