Monday, December 29, 2008

Soji's List

For those of you interested in an industry position, take a look at Soji's List. Chief Soji is a fictitious name, but claims to be a US-trained industry physician. Anyone know how Chief Soji actually is?

Do you plan to transition to a non-clinical career in 2009?

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Writing Jobs

Disclaimer: I don't know much about this site, but I stumbled upon it and thought that it might be useful to some clinicians who are looking for some freelance medical writing opportunities:

Healthcare Jobs:

I recently receive an e-mail newsletter from this job site called

I've only taken a glance, but the website looks more like a portal for many different recruiters, hospitals, and organizations. Also, it appears like the portal lists jobs for many different types of healthcare professionals. Hence, if you're looking for a new opportunity, it may be worth exploring.

Monday, December 22, 2008

Jobs on LinkedIn

Have you taken a look at LinkedIn recently? There are many job opportunities for clinicians who are interested in non-clinical/corporate settings. Right now, some of the things listed include:
  • Senior Compliance Officer at B. E. Smith, Inc.
  • VP Global Regulatory Affairs and Quality at Claddagh Resources
  • Healthcare Recruitment Specialist at Pathway Medical
  • Medical Director at Clinical CONNEXION

Why the U.S. Spends So Much on Health Care

The WSJ has an interesting blog entry on this very important topic. According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the US spends far more on health care than expected, even after you adjust for relative wealth.

There are many interesting comments from different stakeholders in the healthcare industry. To view this blog entry, click on this link: WSJ Blog

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Looking for FREE continuing medical education CME/CE?

If you're looking for some free CME/CE credits before the year ends, then take a look at

You'll find certified CME/CE programs for physicians, PAs, nurses, NPs, and pharmacists. Most of the programs are online, but some are via CD-ROM or printed monograph. You can order programs and have them delivered to you for free. also has programs specifically for managed care professionals. These programs are developed with the NAMCP. Managed care medical directors and pharmacy directors are often looking for CME/CE credits and they are generally less interested in clinical programs and want education focused on healthcare issues/costs/public health/etc.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

2008 AMGA Medical Group Compensation and Financial Survey

I get asked about this all the time. So, instead of coming up with #s, I like to quote sources. Are you familiar with the 2008 AMGA Medical Group Compensation and Financial Survey?

Physician/Healthcare Executive Compensation Data

Thanks to CEJKA search for data.

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Monday, December 8, 2008

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