Some of our delivery options include:
- We provide an experienced educator via virtual or in-person instruction to provide interactive and collaborative lectures.
- Presentations and didactic sessions. We can accommodate your schedule with flexible learning.
- Dinner presentations. No time in your lecture schedule for additional education? That’s okay, we’ll take you to dinner!
- Career fairs
We will work with you to design and deliver an education event that meets the needs of your program to maximize the value for your residents and fellows.
All topics are designed to be delivered as one-hour presentations but can be tailored to fit your available schedule. If you are able to accommodate more than one hour, we can cover multiple topics or provide a more in-depth look into a particular topic.
Our educational topics include:
CV Writing and Formatting
Drafting a CV is one of the first steps in preparing for your job search. Your CV offers a first impression to potential employers, so content, organization and formatting are essential. We can help ensure your CV stands out.
Job Searching and Working with a Recruiter
Not sure where or how to begin your job search? Want to know the best and easiest ways to find jobs? Are you weary of working with a recruiter or other hiring professionals? This session guides you through the most effective job search strategies, provides a timeline of when to do what, and explains what it’s like to work with a recruiter and other hiring professionals.
Healthcare Employment Trends: What’s Happening in the Job Market Today
We take a deep dive into the current trends in the healthcare job market by examining statistics, salary data, practice settings and other important aspects of the job market to help you build confidence in making educated career decisions. We also discuss job search strategies and how to choose the best options for your needs. Key takeaway: everyone is different and finding your best fit is the ultimate goal!
Interview Techniques: How to Land Your Dream Job
Most people get nervous before interviewing. Don’t fret! We guide you through the entire interview process and provide tips and strategies for every step along the way. From phone to on-site interviews, in-state and out-of-state, we provide the tools to maximize your interview experience and help you land your dream job.
Understanding Employment Contracts, Compensation Models and Negotiating Tips
Most residents and fellows have many questions when it comes to contracts. During this presentation we review and define many components and sections of an employment contract, explore different compensation models, discuss negotiating strategies, and review how malpractice insurance works and what to look for. Our goal is to help residents and fellows gain confidence during the negotiation process by being well-prepared and knowledgeable about the many aspects of employment contracts.
Finances: Making Sense of Your Financial Future
We receive many questions about finances and financial planning strategies. This session introduces you to key concepts in financial planning. We discuss budgeting, risk management, preparing for retirement, investment strategies and, of course, managing student loan debt. Most importantly, we review financial mistakes to avoid when coming out of training.
Student Loan Forgiveness and Repayment
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, approximately 84% of graduated medical students have student loan debt. Navigating the many student loan forgiveness programs and repayment options is certainly daunting. Let us walk you through the various Forgiveness Programs and Repayment Options that are available. We also discuss a thorough budget breakdown and repayment scheduling to show you how repayment is possible without breaking the bank. Our goal is to provide peace-of-mind regarding your student loan debt.
Mistakes to Avoid During the Hiring Process and Post-Residency
Gleaning tips and advice directly from industry CEOs, recruiters, and hiring professionals, we have compiled information from employers across the country to provide insights on what to do during the hiring process and post-residency, as well as key things to consider.
Career Planning 101: Preparing for Your First Job
This comprehensive overview touches on CV writing, interview techniques, contracts, onboarding and more to provide a career planning timeline. Career Planning 101 is perfect for programs that have a block of time available, preferably two to three hours, so we can spend additional time on specific content of interest.
Fellowship: How to Stand Out as an Applicant
Are you interested in continuing training? Do you wonder what you can do to stand out among other fellowship applicants? This session focuses on what program directors look for in an applicant and the steps you can take to successfully match into the fellowship program of your choice.
Business Considerations in Private Clinical Practice
Starting your own private practice, or joining an existing practice, can be both rewarding and daunting. There are many things to consider before beginning this endeavor, from ordering enough paperclips and staplers to credentialing with insurance companies. If you are considering opening a practice at any point in your career, this session introduces some key considerations to keep in mind before you begin.
Additional Career Planning Services
- Individual career coaching
- Assistance with job searching and opportunities
- Personalized CV review, guidance and editing
By introducing your residents and fellows to key concepts and guiding them through the career planning process, UHS can help strengthen the preparedness of your program participants, at no cost to you.
If you are interested in learning more about our program and would like to schedule an event, please contact our Residency and Fellowship Program Liaison, Rachel Field, at Rachel.firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-287-9551.