Why Locum Tenens Doctors Choose Medicine

Why Locum Tenens Doctors Choose Medicine

In the early months of 2012, Staff Care (an AMN Healthcare company) convened a roundtable panel of locum tenens physicians representing a wide range of healthcare specialties (including primary care, neurology, pediatrics, cardiology, and psychiatry) to discuss some of today’s most pressing healthcare and locum tenens issues.

The topic of this video: What motivates healthcare professionals to become physicians? The answers included:

  • Family traditions;
  • The combination of scientific interest and caring for others;
  • Sharing the blessings you’re given to help others in need; and
  • Interest in the body-mind connection, and a desire to bridge Eastern and Western medical philosophies and practices.


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“I want to serve humanity” — does this ring true to you, or do you have a different motivation for pursuing an interest in healthcare? Either way, we want to hear from you! Leave a comment and join the discussion!

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