What started as a normal Monday evening at home in Durham, North Carolina quickly changed for Dr. Richard Benson, II, Medical Director of emergency medicine services at Maria Parham Health.
Noren Salehani, PA-C | On Friday, April 3, I opened my email to find the subject, COVID-19 Update - Helping NYC, at the top of my inbox. It was an opportunity for clinicians to answer the mayor of New York City’s national call for help and provide relief to fellow clinicians working at the epicenter of the coronavirus. At the time, things in Birmingham were changing rapidly but nowhere near what was being reported about the impact the virus was having on the NYC population. The more I thought about the email and the opportunity it held, the more my mind raced. I had an open gate and an invaluable opportunity to help.
Similar to the health and societal effects of the current pandemic, COVID-19 likely will continue to impact your finances for years. Whether you are an independent contractor physician or an employed clinician, keep these tips in mind as you navigate these turbulent times.
Congratulations! After years of hard work, little sleep and lots of determination, you finished residency, and your paycheck finally reflects a physician’s salary. The increase from the average residency pay of $61,2001 to a full-time physician salary is typically large.
This letter was sent to our team internally on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. On May 25th, George Floyd, a black male, was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis. As a Company, we stand in solidarity against this killing. We are heartbroken – not just for George Floyd, but for the many that came before him, and those who, due to systematic injustices, have never had an equal opportunity in our country.
Juan Class, MSN, ACNP-BC | From the middle of the emergency department, I can hear sirens ringing faintly in the distance. Second-by-second, the ringing grows louder. As I step away from my workstation and look out of the back doors, I see lights flash in the distance. At that moment, I know those lights and sirens are heading this way. Within what feels like mere seconds, a Chattanooga Police Officer
Our nation faces an unprecedented situation with the spread of COVID-19 nationwide. We want our patients, clinicians, and hospital partners to know that we stand with them in these uncertain times.