Sunday, November 1, 2015

CNN story about the Drop Out Club

CNN's story about the Drop Out Club is titled, "The dropout club thousands of doctors want to join." The story begins with: In 1999, six former med school classmates met to catch up over drinks. They were eager to compare notes because each had left medicine to pursue alternate careers...

Sunday, October 11, 2015

American Association for Physician Leadership 2015 Fall Institute #DocsLead

At the American Association for Physician Leadership 2015 Fall Institute, you'll have the opportunity to explore physician leadership and establish connections with other established leaders in health care. Whether you’re just starting to explore physician leadership, are an established leader in your hospital or health system or are somewhere in-between, you’ll find the knowledge and connections you need to optimize your leadership potential, while also earning CME.

Some of the courses that will be offered this fall include:
  • Science of High Reliability
  • Leading and Managing Strategic Change
  • Optimizing Health IT for Improved Patient Safety
  • Successful Career Transitions
  • Leadership in Population Health
  • Implementing Effective Quality Programs
2015 Fall Institute
Nov. 13-17, 2015
Scottsdale, Arizona

Learn more and register here:

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Don't miss these featured job posts! (includes part-time opportunities)

Looking for some supplemental income or other part-time work? Don't miss these featured job posts!

Sub-specialty reviewers needed for algorithm review
Inferscience - Boston, MA
Do you want to contribute to a cutting edge, clinical decision support application with the potential to significantly improve medical care? If your answer is yes, read on..

IRB Board Medical Reviewer Chairperson
Western Institutional Review Board (wirb) - Puyallup, WA
For more than 45 years, Western Institutional Review Board® (WIRB) has been at the forefront of protecting the rights and welfare of human subjects during all phases of clinical...

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Monday, September 21, 2015

RWJF Health Policy Fellows Program

Initiated in 1973, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows program seeks exceptional mid-career health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and health care who:
  • possess the skills and commitment to use the fellowship experience to provide leadership in improving health, health care and health policy at the national, state or local level;
  • bring a depth of expertise and knowledge about health and health care to the policy-making process; and
  • can offer an informed perspective on important and complex challenges facing health policy-makers.
Fellows actively participate in the formulation of national health policies in congressional offices and accelerate their careers as leaders in health policy. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) conducts and administers the fellowship with funding support from and in collaboration with RWJF.

Up to six fellows will be selected for the program. The Health Policy Fellows program is a residential fellowship experience in Washington, DC, which prepares individuals to influence the future of health care and accelerate their own career development. Fellows are able to continue their health policy activities for up to 12 months after the Washington placement period.

Learn more about this opportunity here. Applications are due by Nov 12, 2015.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Featured Job Post: Clinical Content Manager

Don't miss this featured job post: Clinical Content Manager
Athenahealth - Watertown, MA

Inpatient Clinical Content Manager
athenahealth is a pioneering company in electronic medical records and health practice management; all under a single-instance,... (read more here)

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Virtual MBA Fair

Thinking about getting an MBA? The Economist's Online MBA Fair is a complimentary offering on Sept 16-17 and you'll get exposed to business schools from around the world. Sessions will address the following topics:
  • Get MBA application advice
  • Get career advice
  • Win an MBA scholarship
  • Connect with business schools
Learn more here:

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Featured Job Post: Chief Medical Officer

Featured Job Post: Chief Medical Officer

Company:Inferscience Inc
Location:Boston, MA
Date Posted:August 30, 2015

The Chief medical officer will be responsible for the clinical content of the application. He/she will review and edit clinical algorithms built by our medical authoring team. He/she will also help recruit and manage authors and reviewers to build the database of clinical algorithms. The CMO will also help drive the business strategy of the company.

Learn more and apply here.
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