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Best States to Practice 2017

For more than a decade, Physicians Practice has examined practice conditions in every U.S. state, ranking the best states for physicians to either set up their own shop or become employed. Which states were ranked in the top five?

Also, find out how your state fared with our interactive map and determine your ideal practice location.

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Here is an in-depth look at the top five and bottom five performing states in all Best States to Practice categories.

Why Mississippi, Texas, Alaska, California, and Arkansas stand above the rest in terms of being the "Best States to Practice."

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Which states do physicians prosper in? Click on any state to get our complete analysis of how "physician friendly" it is.

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Use our interactive tool to determine your best state to practice medicine based on the same metrics we use to calculate our Best States to Practice.

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Earn CME Credits for reading Physicians Practice articles. Click here to go to our free online CME activities.

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Practices today are intensely focused on cost-cutting by any means necessary. But, it's important to realize cutting is not always beneficial.

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Some patients don't want to hear it, they just want their unreasonable request accepted. Here's how to say no.

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Most physicians realize they can't just up and retire, but how exactly do you prepare for life after medicine?

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