Category - Physician

2019 CompHealth medical school scholarship open for entries

September 23rd, 2019

The CompHealth Medical School Scholarship is now open. This annual award offers $5,000 to one medical student in the United States to help with tuition and expenses.

“Food is medicine” and other truths in treating patients

July 5th, 2019

In a recent Physicians Practice article, “Healthy food is a prescription for better health,” CompHealth locums family practitioner Dr. Colin Zhu addresses the disturbing fact that “unhealthy diets pose a greater risk to morbidity and mortality than does unsafe sex and alcohol, drug, and tobacco use combined.” There’re more ways than one to treat illness, […]

How to get health insurance as a locums physician

June 5th, 2019

As independent contractors, locum tenens physicians are responsible to provide their own insurance. Here are a few tips that can help make it easier.

Motherhood and medicine: Physician mothers share their tips for balancing kids and career

May 1st, 2019

Motherhood is rewarding and challenging, especially when you’re a doctor too. Four physician mothers share their experiences balancing family and career.

You can have it all

April 24th, 2019

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sonya Sloan shares her thoughts on how to balance life priorities and find success as a physician, mother, entrepreneur, and author.