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Medical Doctor Associates has been committed to serving the healthcare staffing industry and meeting the locum tenens needs of physicians and facilities for more than 25 years. By delivering industry insights, tips for navigating the world of healthcare and locum tenens, and other helpful resources, this blog is an extension of that commitment.

Writing a Medical CV That is Flawless

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The seasoned physician can attest to having spent decades sculpting and refining a medical curriculum vitae. However, what if you are a resident or Fellow just embarking on your medical career? How can you build a flawless medical CV?

Interstate Licensing for the Locum Tenens Physician

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When you are a doctor who is eager to embark on a locum tenens assignment or help patients via telehealth, you likely don’t want to get bogged down in the time and red tape of medical licensure.

What Motivates Doctors to Care for Veterans?

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Just as soldiers step forward to defend our country, many doctors feel called to support those troops. We call it “Practice with Purpose” as thousands of physicians serve the health and wellbeing of Veterans across the United States and beyond.

Low Back Pain Imaging Recs for Family Physicians

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Low back pain drives increasing numbers of patients to visit their family physicians. It is the fifth most common reason patients visit providers, and reported cases of low back pain have increased over the years in adults 45 and older (CDC).

Medical Doctor Associates Recognizes National Locum Tenens Week, Impact Of Temporary Physician Staffing On U.S. Healthcare Delivery

Medical Doctor Associates Recognizes National Locum Tenens Week, Impact Of Temporary Physician Staffing On U.S. Healthcare Delivery

In conjunction with National Locum Tenens Week, MDA has announced its annual initiative to honor the temporary physicians who provide coverage at medical facilities combatting the current U.S doctor shortage.

Are You in Your Residency or Fellowship? Consider Locum Tenens

Are You in Your Residency or Fellowship? Consider Locum Tenens

Working as a locum tenens physician can be an excellent opportunity for both residents and fellows. Traditionally, most physicians who work locum tenens assignments are at later points in their careers or are returning to work after retirement.

Virtual Reality for Combat PTSD

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Virtual reality (VR) isn’t just for gamers. The technology, which provides an opportunity for immersion within a simulated 3-D environment complete with multisensory feedback, is changing the field of mental healthcare.

Four Job Search Tips to Help You Find Your Next Locums Assignment

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A little forethought and preparation is really all you need to get started on your first or next locum tenens assignment. Of course, the application process and providing documentation take some time, but once that's taken care of it won't be...

The Happiness Advantage: The link between positivity and success

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Tim Fischer, President of Medical Doctor Associates, recently watched a presentation that really spoke to him personally. Its focus was the connection between happiness and success. Read his thoughts on the topic, and see if you agree.

CRNAs, Experience Professional Flexibility with Locum Tenens

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Just as healthcare facilities have enlisted advanced practitioners to fill roles once held by physicians, they have also begun to use certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) to provide anesthesia care.


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