A Special Q&A with LTC Laurel Neff, DO: Work-Life Balance in Army Medicine

2023-01-30T21:10:14+00:00March 30th, 2015|Categories: Career Paths|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Neff is a family physician currently serving in a leadership position at Bassett Army Community Hospital in Fort Wainwright, Alaska. A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, she completed a Family Medicine residency at the Fort Bragg Army Medical Center in 2004. She wants people interested in military medicine to know it’s possible to have both a successful career and an active family life.

A Seamless Transition: Surviving Your First Year of Employment

2023-01-30T21:15:16+00:00November 20th, 2013|Categories: Career Paths, Contracts|Tags: , , |

The primary reason for physician turnover is poor cultural fit, and when thinking through this phenomenon, it shouldn’t come as a surprise. On the contrary, first interviews generally last no longer than a day-and-half and second interviews may last two days with a preponderance of the time dedicated to searching for a home.

Women Physicians in the Specialties: Making Gains

2023-01-30T21:19:12+00:00September 19th, 2012|Categories: Career Paths|Tags: , |

Women physicians are making significant inroads in to the medical and surgical specialties, and now constitute a rapidly increasing contingent in many of the traditionally male-dominated fields. Despite these gains, the paucity of women in leadership positions, particularly within academic medicine, as well as persisting pay inequity, indicate that challenges remain.

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