The Locums Link

Staff Care presents The Locums Link, a locum tenens blog offering employment and staffing information for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.

Breaking Bad News in Medicine: Refining Your Own Approach

As a certified hospice medical director and physician who has worked with patients with HIV AIDS, Ada Stewart, MD, has broken bad news to patients and their loved ones numerous times. “It doesn’t get any easier,” said

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6 Top Challenges Facing Physicians

Feeling stressed? Overburdened by administrative requirements? Or simply wishing you had more time to spend with your patients? You’re not alone. Today’s physicians are juggling a number of obstacles and challenges, despite their devotion to the

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Near & Far: Discover Your Locum Tenens Travel Options

You are dedicated to your medical career, working hard day after day, and try to imagine a time when you can actually use your hard earned money to explore the country. But many physicians who dream about traveling don’t

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The Latest Hematology Tests and Therapies for Blood Diseases

Cutting edge advances in diagnostics and treatment make this an exciting time to be practicing medicine, especially for hematologists. “All of the things abuzz in medicine are happening in hematology,” said Aaron Gerds,

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The Future of Physician Assistant Practice Authority

The role of the physician assistant evolved out of a need for people to work with physicians to provide primary care in the post World War II era. Since that time, the role has continued to evolve, with scope of

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