Tax advantages of being a Locums Physician

SMART is partners with Meridian Physician Solutions (http://mpsmd.com/), a financial planning and life guide to finances investment company.  Even before that partnership with Meridian we have always been champions for physicians to be independent contractors or locum tenens physicians. As a locums physician you enjoy the freedom of picking when you want to work and

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Why Radiology as a Specialty is Hot Again

In my last blog post I informed readers that the radiology physician marketplace is on the rise.  More and more groups and practices are seeking the need to fill open positions.  The ACR alone has increased job posting traffic this year by over 25% in many states.  We at SMART Physician Recruiting are seeing the

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Radiology Positions are on the Rise

Six years ago I wrote about how radiology positions were on the decline (ignore my blog lower in the cue.  We just updated our website weeks ago and all content was given a new create date).  The good news is that radiology opportunities are on the rise.  I have been radiology physician recruiting for over

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Relocating…Is it a good time?

It’s a word that is all too familar to a physician recruiter (relocating).  I recently had a few physicians ask me if they should relocate because they were concerned with selling their homes. For emergency medicine physicians, relocating should not be an option that they should be concerned with at the moment.  Dozens of groups

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Will the Radiology Openings Return?

Last year I blogged about the detoriating market for radiologists with regards to job prospects.  I’ve had several radiologists the past few months ask me the same question, “Will the Radiology Job market rebound?” In short the answer is no.  Several factors are still in play that continue to hold the market down.  Those factors

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