Locum Tenens News


Below you'll find culture and travel news for locum tenens doctors of every stripe. Discover Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean in our Locum Tenens Lifestyle section. If you're looking for more insider advice about an assignment overseas, head to Locum 101.

Locum Tenens Lifestyle

Home, Alone: Renting out your pad while on a locum tenens assignment
Home, Alone: Renting out your pad while on a locum tenens assignment
What should you do with your home when going away on a locum tenens assignment? You might want to consider renting your home out as a way to earn some additional money and cover related costs while you're away.
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Australian Culture

3 interesting places to practice medicine in Australia plus a brief overview of their healthcare system
3 interesting places to practice medicine in Australia plus a brief overview of their healthcare system
Do you want to practice medicine in Australia? Believe it or not, not all people come solely for the sights. In fact, many doctors come because they love the medical experience alone.

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New Zealand Culture

3 top scenic rail journeys on the North and South Islands
3 top scenic rail journeys on the North and South Islands
Rail travel is often forgotten as a mode of transportation. But it still exists; it's alive and well! And believe it or not it's a very enjoyable mode of transportation.
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Canadian Culture

Top 3 family-friendly New Year's Eve celebrations in Canada
Top 3 family-friendly New Year's Eve celebrations in Canada
There are a slew of family-oriented events and firework shows across this great land. Without further ado we present to you our top 3 favorite family-friendly celebrations throughout Canada.
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Caribbean Culture

Through the eyes of two doctors who took locum tenens assignments in the U.S.V.I.
Through the eyes of two doctors who took locum tenens assignments in the U.S.V.I.
What is it like to practice medicine on a tropical island? Two of our doctors, Martin Oretsky, MD, an emergency medicine physician and Leonard Bentch, MD, a gastroenterologist, both took locum assignments in the U.S.V.I several years back. Here's what they had to say about it.
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United Arab Emirates Culture

United Arab Emirates tops the travel destination charts
United Arab Emirates tops the travel destination charts
Travel to the United Arab Emirates is heating up. What better excuse to visit this portion of the Persian Gulf than on an international locum tenens assignment?
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Chinese Culture

Beijing: Understanding Chinese etiquette before you go
Beijing: Understanding Chinese etiquette before you go
You'd better believe if you take a locum tenens assignment in China that you'll discover an enchanting culture steeped in tradition. That said a crash course in local etiquette isn't a bad idea.
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