Happy National Doctors’ Day!

March 21st, 2016 2 Min read Happy National Doctors’ Day! Blog
williams1-300x300At CompHealth, we’re fortunate to work with amazing doctors every day who make a difference in the lives of millions of patients. Last year alone, our locum tenens doctors treated more than 5 million patients. In recognition of National Doctors’ Day on March 30, we want to personally thank physicians for the life-changing service they provide and the difference they make every day. Here are some stories about a few of our favorite physicians and how locum tenens has helped them in their careers: 10 Reasons this Hospitalist Loves Working Locum Tenens After more than 35 years in medicine, hospitalist Dr. Susan Newcomb was burned out. Desperately needing a change, she turned to working locum tenens assignments with CompHealth nearly two years ago and hasn’t looked back since. In this infographic, Dr. Newcomb shares the reasons she loves working locum tenens. Why Dr. Azzazy Loves Working with Indian Health Services When Dr. Sam Azzazy finished his residency, he wanted to find a job that allowed him to get experience but didn't require a long-term commitment. He turned to locum tenens and has spent the last nine years exploring different areas across the country and experiencing a variety of practice settings. Over the past year, he’s been working at the Duck Valley Indian Reservation and says it has been an extremely rewarding experience to work in an underserved area staffed mainly by locum tenens physicians. How One Neurologist Used Locum Tenens to Remedy Burnout Years of medical training and serving as the medical director for one of the biggest stroke programs left Dr. Geraghty burned out. Fortunately, she was able to find a remedy. How this Oncologist Found More Time for Her Family Dr. Passalaris knew her oncology job was taking a toll on her relationships with her husband and two daughters. She made the decision to work locum tenens assignments, allowing her more flexibility and time with her family. Helping the Underserved Here and Abroad Dr. Williams says locum tenens assignments and medical missions allow him to put his skills to the best possible use — caring for people who have few other healthcare options. For more information about locum tenens, click here.


Elizabeth Cornwall

Elizabeth Cornwall

Liz is a communications manager based in Salt Lake City. For more than a decade, she’s done a little bit of everything in the communications world — from writing about locum tenens and travel nursing, to working as an executive speech writer, to becoming a social media influencer in the world of micro goldendoodles.

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