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New Healthcare Traveler article: 10 Don’ts for Travel Nurses

I’VE GOT A NEW ARTICLE out in Healthcare Traveler magazine, the choice of travel nurses and travel-nursing companies for the latest on the industry. This one is a best-practices list in the form of a list of 10 “don’ts.” It’s the second “Ten for 2010” article I’ve written for HT, the first being a timely […]

New Locum Life article on Indian Health Service work

I’M HAPPY TO REPORT I’ve had another article published in Locum Life magazine, this one in the May 2010 issue. The piece, “On the Reservation: Providing Locum Tenens to Native Americans,” is available in print and via Locum Life’s Nxtbook site. This one is an introduction to the range of opportunities available to locum tenens […]

New Locum Life article: “Long-Distance Locums”

MY NEWEST PUBLISHED ARTICLE, “Long-Distance Locums: Taking That First Step Away from Home,” has just gone up along with the rest of the April 2010 Locum Life magazine as a Nxtbook image. Calling upon the experience of several medical-recruiting industry sources and two active locum tenens physicians, the article begins as follows: Has the prospect […]

New Locum Life article: “The Many Faces of ‘Me’ Time”

I’M PLEASED TO SHARE my first new article for Locum Life magazine, Advanstar’s publication for locum tenens physicians: “The Many Faces of ‘Me’ Time: How Locum Tenens Doctors Balance Work and Life.” An excerpt: Fishing, hiking, tourism and, of course, golf—the activities often cited as the benefits of a locum tenens lifestyle might seem like […]

When Did Hunter Thompson Die?

Hunter S. Thompson, according to the obits and the ineradicable jottings of the Great Scorer, shot himself on February 20, 2005. Just short of a year ago, after rereading a ton of his works, I felt an essay building up in my head. With the deadline for a piece of pay copy looming and clamoring […]