The 5 Best States to Practice Medicine: What You Should Know

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Are you recruiting for an opportunity that is proving challenging to fill? It might be the geography. 

For physicians, no two U.S. states are the same. Deciding where to practice for a physician can be a very substantial decision, especially when the doctor’s family is involved. That’s why Wallethub conducts rankings of the best states for physicians to work in every year, which helps doctors decide where to practice. 

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5 Things Recruiters Can Do to Support Physicians Facing Burnout

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Even before the pandemic, physicians and other healthcare workers were facing burnout. In fact, the U.S. Surgeon General recently reported that 54% of doctors and nurses were experiencing burnout before COVID-19, with nearly 66% of nurses considering resigning.

While both men and women healthcare workers are experiencing burnout, women – who often assumed more childcare responsibilities during the pandemic – have been the most impacted. According to Doximity’s 2021 Physician Compensation Report, 25% of surveyed women physicians reported they have considered early retirement due to COVID overwork. 

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The Great Summer ‘22 Reading & Listening List for Physician Recruiters

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“What an astonishing thing a book is, one glance and you’re inside the mind of another person,” Carl Sagan once said. And there’s no better time to read than during summer. Whether you’re beachside, in a tent on a mountain, or putting your feet up on your porch, reading is one of the quickest (and most enjoyable) ways to expand your professional knowledge while you unwind.

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Why hiring “culture add" candidates beats hiring “culture fit” candidates every time

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For years, hiring for “culture fit” – finding candidates who fit into an organization’s culture – was the word of the day, but it has fallen out of favor. While prevailing wisdom once suggested that finding candidates who fit your company culture was the right way to hire, it’s become fraught with issues. If you rely on culture fit hiring, it can undermine your organization’s diversity and even shut people out based on their backgrounds.

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Why Empathy is the Most Important Skill a Recruiter Can Have

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Empathy has become an essential skill for business leaders. It’s a clear positive for working with people, and numerous reports now show that empathy is essential for everything from innovation to retention. 

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5 Steps for Planning Coverage During the Physician Shortage

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Hiring and retaining staff is the #1 challenge for recruiters, hospitals, and healthcare facilities in 2022. We offered some tips in a previous article to ensure you’re recruiting, hiring, and retaining top physicians, but are you planning for coverage, too? 

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4 Physician Reading Trends We’re Seeing on Doximity

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This article was originally published on Doximity Hospital Solutions

While COVID cases are down in all 50 states, the most recent surge triggered an influx of activity at healthcare facilities across the country. Physicians are scrambling for up-to-date information to keep their patients healthy and that’s led to a dramatic uptick in COVID-related articles read on Doximity. Understanding what’s of interest to physicians can help you be a more effective partner to candidates. Here are the top four trends we’re seeing.

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Quick: What’s the #1 Challenge for Physician Recruiters in 2022?

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The U.S. faces a significant healthcare staffing shortage that goes well beyond the physician shortage – nurses, providers, and even call center agents are in short supply. According to a recent article from Becker’s Hospital Review, almost 13 percent (772 of 6,004) of U.S. hospitals are experiencing critical staffing shortages, while nearly 22 percent (1,305 of 6,004) of hospitals reported anticipating shortages in the next week. It’s not easy running a hospital or a healthcare facility, and pipeline challenges brought on by the pandemic leading to widespread burnout haven’t made it any easier.

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Doximity’s 5th Annual Compensation Report: Top 5 Facts for Recruiters

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Due to the vulnerabilities our healthcare system has been subject to, the last few years left many doctors feeling burned out, with some leaving the profession altogether. We’re facing a shortage of medical talent (Doximity’s new compensation survey underscores this concern), so physician recruiters must have an accurate view of physician compensation. That’s why the newly released 5th Annual Compensation Report is one of Doximity’s most important releases yet.

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The Top 10 Most-Read and Loved Blog Articles of 2021

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We know you have a busy schedule that doesn’t leave you with much time on your hands, so in case you missed a blog post (or two) from Doximity in 2021, we’ve created a round-up of the most-read and shared articles of the year. We’ve even offered up a quick summary if you still don’t have time to read the entire article!

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