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    Teresa Otto, MD Teresa Otto, MD | May 27, 2021

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    7 Ways to Lower First Day Stress

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    Teresa Otto, MD Teresa Otto, MD | May 13, 2021

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    Chances are you have chosen the locum tenens career path because of its flexible nature. A key factor in a provider’s decision to go locum is often having the ability to travel around the country. One of the major things holding providers back is not having the appropriate state license. As you know...

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    Sophia Khawly | April 29, 2021

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    The Financial Perks of Being a Locum Tenens Provider

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    Tayla Holman Tayla Holman | April 22, 2021

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    How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Affected Locum Tenens Work

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    How to Battle Burnout

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