What do new physicians look for when picking a job?

For physicians considering new jobs, proximity to family and relative is the prime consideration. In a recent survey of 215 physicians by Quantia, here are the top ten considerations for physicians looking for a new job:

  •   Proximity to family, friends or loved ones — 26.1%
  • Location of organization (i.e., in a certain part of the country, or a certain city) — 24.6% of respondents selected this as their top consideration
  • Compensations relative to cost of living — 16.7%
  • Total compensation — 13.0%
  •  Reputation of the hospital, practice or program — 5.12%
  • Type/Size of community (i.e., urban, rural, suburban, etc.) — 4.7%
  • Part-time potential — 4.7%
  • Number of hours on-call — 2.8%
  • Paid time off — 1.4%
  • Loan repayment — 0.9%