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  • Genre:SELF-HELP
  • SubGenre:Personal Growth / Success
  • Language:English
  • Pages:412
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667802664

Career and Life Planning Guidebook for Medical Residents

The Best Part of Your Journey is About to Begin

by Todd Skertich

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Career and Life Planning Guidebook for Medical Residents will help guide you your career or look to advance your career in new and exciting ways. The Guidebook and the exercises make your vision your reality. We've drawn on the experience and expertise of thousands of CEOs, physicians, physician recruiters, researchers, writers, and designers to give you the information and resources you need to maximize your opportunities and potential.
In this Guidebook, you will find exercises, assessments, and advice to acquire the knowledge and skills you need to navigate your way through: • Identifying Benchmarks and Creating Timelines • Preparing for an Interview • Negotiating Your Compensation Package • Understanding the Business Side of Medicine • Budgeting and Planning your Financial Future • Writing CVs and Cover Letters • Distinguishing Yourself from Other Candidates • Obtaining and Evaluating Employment Offers • Working with Your Spouse/Partner on Life-Decisions • Ensuring Personal, Professional, and Life-Style Values We invite you to make the most of this comprehensive resource by reading and completing all the exercises and activities. We've included all the tools and information you need to give yourself the competitive edge and launch yourself to a fulfilling and rewarding career in medicine.
About the author
Todd Skertich is the founder and managing partner of Arlington HealthCare (AHC.) AHC is a physician placement firm dedicated to placing physicians in mid-size communities of 50,000 to 250,000 people, where physician compensation is higher and the cost of living lower. This provides a unique opportunity for physicians and their families to enjoy a great quality of life, build a dream home, pay down student debt, and even retire early. Todd is a 23-year veteran of national physician placement and a leading authority in physician recruitment. To date he has facilitated more than 2,000 permanent physician placements and helped negotiate over $500,000,000 in physician starting compensation. Each year, Todd works with 75 -80 candidates to help them discover their "True North", identify viable job opportunities, and equip them with the right career and life planning resources throughout each step of their job search. Once residents have identified their individual goals and positions, he also coaches each physician through the interview and negotiation processes, acting as a sounding board and experienced guide to compensation, benefits, relocation, and other contractual issues. Founder and Director of Content Strategies, Adventures in Medicine (AIM), an innovative online media platform designed to present medical residents and job-seeking physicians with high quality career and life planning content and resources. By utilizing the interactive AIM guidebook, lessons, and extensive resources physicians can learn how to: Define their "Life's Purpose" Define and acquire their "Dream Job" Achieve and maintain a successful work-life balance Develop a positive legacy that lives on through their family, friends, and patients Author & Keynote Speaker Todd's pioneering approach to career and life planning for medical residents brings together medical residency program directors, residents and fellows, practicing physicians, healthcare executives, and other subject matter experts to provide educational tools that teach residents how to align their values with their future employers. The Adventures in Medicine program includes: Career and Life Planning Guidebook for Medical Residents Career and Life Planning Tracker for Medical Residents PhysicianCareerPlanning.com Over the past ten years, Todd has assembled a team of subject matter experts to create and co-author the guidebook with over 150,000 hard copies distributed to residents nationwide. He has developed and provides more than 100 career and life planning resources through PhysicianCareerPlanning.com with tens of thousands of physicians accessing this valuable resource so far. As a keynote speaker, Todd takes his experience, expertise, and guidebook directly to residency programs and employers. He has delivered over 150 residency presentations on topics such as Physician Compensation, the Art of Negotiation, Successful Interviewing, and many other topics, Whether he is placing a candidate or providing tools, education and coaching, Todd is dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of the physicians with whom he works.