7 Things Doctors Can Learn From Doing Locum Tenens

Participating in locum tenens helped a group of new doctor's excel in their everyday practice. Here's what they had to say about their experience.

One of the most enjoyable things I do at work is interact with the physicians that we help place in jobs. We recently had a group of relatively new physicians visit our office, all of whom had just finished their residencies within the past few years. While they were working as full-time physicians, they also worked locum tenens to some degree or another and I enjoyed the opportunity to hear about some of their experiences.Each of them had unique perspectives on both medicine and why they chose to work locums, from one physician who worked occasional locums to help supplement his income, to another that worked locums full-time so he could focus on his desire to be a motivational speaker and coach.After spending time speaking with each one of these doctor's, here's what they had to say about their locums experience. To view this slideshow as a PDF, click here.