What career or financial advice would you give to current urology residents? We posed this question to urologists who filled out our Urologist Compensation Survey and compiled 50 of the responses below. You will notice that some of the advice is repetitive, which simply means it was given multiple times. That might be the advice to pay most attention to!
One thing that I’m passionate about is financial education. It is difficult for me to advise urologists on jobs without throwing financial strategies in there as well. One concept that I think is fundamental is understanding the answer to this question: What is the difference between an asset and a liability?
I wanted to take a moment to review the different players you might encounter during your job search. In-House Recruiters In-House recruiters are employed by and usually work at a given hospital or healthcare organization. Sometimes, in large hospital systems such as CHS, HCA, UHS, etc., these in-house recruiters may recruit for their hospitals in …
The topic of contracts and compensation comes up a lot. There are various strategies around compensation, but many of them revolve around Relative Value Units or RVUs. You have no doubt heard about RVUs in some context. But what are they and do they matter? Here I break down how RVUs are calculated and how they impact your paycheck.
We have built an anonymous urologist compensation survey and database that will be a free resource for urologists, residents, and fellows. Our goal is to get to 1000 responses by July 1, 2022. We realize this is an enormous goal, but we believe it’s a worthy cause and hope you will, too. We will need your help to get the word out.
As urologists, we’ve spent decades in academic settings. We’ve obtained multiple degrees, worked in labs, published papers, and spent thousands of hours working and training at an academic medical center. Many residency programs do not provide much exposure to the world of private practice urology, so interviewing for private practice jobs may feel daunting and unfamiliar. To start, here are some questions to consider as you go into a private practice interview.
Congratulations to all the medical students who matched into Urology this week! To celebrate, we We will be giving away 5 copies of the 2022 edition of High-Yield Urology ($100 value) by Benjamin Dropkin, MD. Winners must be urology residents, urology fellows, or incoming urology interns. Details in blog post.