Proper Sleep Habits for Doctors | Quick Tips
Nov01

Proper Sleep Habits for Doctors | Quick Tips

If you’ve been tirelessly working long shifts, you’re well aware of the struggle — your head starts to swim, focus falls apart, and you can become confused. Experiencing all of this during the middle of your shift at a bustling hospital or clinic makes something rather obvious… proper sleep habits for doctors are incredibly important! Although you’d expect healthcare professionals and doctors to recommend a good night’s rest without...

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Rudeness in Hospitals | Doctor-Patient Interactions
Apr12

Rudeness in Hospitals | Doctor-Patient Interactions

It’s no mystery that hospitals try to strike the balance between efficiency, professionalism, and comfortability for patients — still, rudeness in hospitals can come from either side of an interaction. What’s more is that this might actually decrease overall productivity when it comes to patient outcomes. Working as a locum in a new environment can be a great chance for a clean slate to build positive relationships with your team....

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Physician Burnout & What Locums Can Do To Help
Aug29

Physician Burnout & What Locums Can Do To Help

What is burnout? Before we can help we must learn what we are dealing with. Burnout is a specific combination of chronic stress and depression that leads to exhaustion, cynicism, and ineffectiveness. It is often found among working professionals in any high-stress career. But no work-related stress compares to that of a physician. Sure, physicians usually have a lot on their plates and wear many hats. But they also deal with tough...

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Leave the Mess and Stress on the Job
May04

Leave the Mess and Stress on the Job

As physicians, there are parts to a job that can create a negative impact even though you love your job. Some situations can drain your energy either by having a difficult patient, a negative outcome, or other stressful factors. That is part of the job; if it were easy and enjoyable all the time then more people would do it. But it is important to leave your stressful day behind you when you leave. Otherwise you will begin to see only...

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8 Celebrities with Ph.D.s that will SHOCK You
Aug25

8 Celebrities with Ph.D.s that will SHOCK You

Just because you’re a doctor, doesn’t mean you work in a hospital. And although the vast majority of celebrities cannot practice as a physician of medicine, actually a pretty large amount of famous people were and are more brainy academically than we may have imagined. These following surprising celebs have earned their doctorates in tons of various types of specialties. Celebrities with Ph.D.s Hunter S. Thompson The Fear...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder: How to Shoo Away “Holiday Blues”
Dec12

Seasonal Affective Disorder: How to Shoo Away “Holiday Blues”

A lot of factors contribute to added stress and depression during winter; especially during the holidays. The cold, darkness, financial strains, and busyness of the season make the already anxious people more anxious. Seasonal defective disorder (SAD) is estimated to effect as many as 10% of the US population during the fall and winter. Typically, this disorder usually starts occurring in sufferers at about age 23. Although the...

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