Young Physician

Have Student Loans? Why You Need Life Insurance

Like other newly minted physicians, you are likely facing a mountain of debt.

The median debt incurred for medical education is $180,000.[i] And that’s not all. The median figure for pre-medical education debt is $25,000. Plus, on average, post-grads have $4,000 in credit card bills and $12,000 in residency/relocation loans.[ii]

That’s a total of $221,000 of […]

Affordable Technologies for Family Physicians

It wasn’t even 100 years ago that people were considered lucky if they reached 60. Nowadays many folks actually start living at that age.

Go modern medicine!

Modern medicine wouldn’t be so without technology: from 7-figure robots performing surgery to free mobile apps, today’s hospitals, family physicians and other specialists have the ability to be faster, […]

Largest Expenses Physicians Are Facing

Family physicians are among the ten highest paid professions in the United States, and deservingly so, considering the grueling years of studies and sleepless nights they’ve had to endure.

However, between student debt, mortgages, government regulations and other expenses, physicians are forced to carry a lot of financial weight during their lifetime.
An expensive operation
Many doctors […]

Why Young Physicians Shouldn’t Ignore Life Insurance

As a young physician, you’re in the early stages of a challenging, yet rewarding career. You no doubt have a lot of things on your mind such as where you’ll practice in the future, if you’ll venture into a solo career, and how you’re going to pay back your student loans.

One thing you may […]

Interview Tips for Physicians in Training

Are you a medical student who is a few years away from interviewing for a residency program? Or maybe you’re a senior who is scheduled for an interview tomorrow morning. Either way, you will need to be equipped with the proper tools to ace even the most difficult questions. In preparation, here are some […]

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    Residents and Med Students: What to Consider When Accepting a Job Offer

Residents and Med Students: What to Consider When Accepting a Job Offer

At this year’s AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City, we had the opportunity to chat with dozens of young, aspiring family physicians. While many were busy attending workshops, networking with their peers and learning the ins-and-outs of applying to a residency program, others were gaining useful insights […]