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Join Andrew Tisser with Andrew Wilner, MD, as they discuss about what locum tenens is and it works. Andrew has many years of experience working as a locum tenens physician and is an amazing writer. He also shares strategies, the downsides of locums, and why you should consider doing locum tenens!

In this episode, you’ll learn:

·       A brief explanation of what locum tenens means and origins.

·       Locums allows physicians to know what they like and dislike in the different practice settings.

·       How locums can add leverage to negotiations.

·       Who should consider locums, how to start, and much more!


Today’s Guest

Andrew Wilner, MD

Andrew Nathan Wilner, MD, FACP, FAAN, is a board-certified internist, neurologist, and epilepsy specialist. In 1982, he discovered that locum tenens was the perfect solution to achieve work/life balance as a physician and writer. Dr. Wilner has practiced locum tenens in outpatient, inpatient, academic and community settings. He is a prolific medical journalist and author of four books, including “Bullets and Brains” and “The Locum Life: A Physician’s Guide to Locum Tenens.” Dr. Wilner is Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN. He hosts the biweekly podcast “The Art of Medicine with Dr. Andrew Wilner” and the YouTube channel “Underwater with Dr. Andrew.”



You can find Andrew Nathan Wilner on…


Twitter: @drwilner

Instagram: andrewwilnermd

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