Open Access Review Article

Locum Lifestyle

Daniel Laury*

1College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, USA

2University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, USA

3Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, USA

Corresponding Author

Received Date: June 19, 2020;  Published Date: July 02, 2020


There are approximately 40,000 locum tenens physicians currently working in the United States. The author presents his experience in the industry. Additionally, various topics are explored including liability issues, financial reimbursement, travel, and psychological adaptations. Suggestions are presented to improve the chances of success as a locum tenens provider. This article is written for the current and curious provider in mind giving real world advice.

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