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Enough About Scheduling Physicians On Call …What About Vacation?

Posted by Amy Engebretson on Mon, Feb 04, 2013 @ 05:17 PM

6 strategies for covering physician vacations to address on call scheduling expectations and promote Group harmony.

How happy are your Physicians with their allotted time and frequency of vacation? What are other Groups doing to crack this nut?

In recent years, I have noticed more and more foreign last names in the Groups we serve. I have also become aware of increased difficulty when it comes to scheduling a break long enough so physicians have the opportunity to see friends and relatives overseas, since a single week is generally not enough for such a trip. This new “wrinkle” is in addition to the already dissonant needs of Generation X vs the Baby Boomers.

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Topics: on call scheduling tips, scheduling physician vacations