Category - Locum Tenens

The meaning of locum tenens

December 1st, 2022

Merriam Webster defines locum tenens as “one filling an office for a time or temporarily taking the place of another.” When founding CompHealth in 1979, Therus Kolff thought this term would be fitting to describe physicians working temporary assignments.

Using locum tenens to take a sabbatical

November 9th, 2022

Locum tenens NP Sophia Khawly explains how working locum tenens during a sabbatical is a great way to earn income, travel, and avoid burnout.

Adventures as a locum tenens NP: Travel, culture, and unique experiences

October 6th, 2022

NP Sophia Khawly shares stories of some of the many adventures she’s had working locum tenens.

How to reignite your love of medicine: Tips from a locum tenens anesthesiologist

September 21st, 2022

Dr. Lumpkin turned to locum tenens to reignite her love for medicine. Now she’s telling others about it in her book, Road Warrior Physician.

Exploding 7 locum tenens myths: a physician’s perspective

September 14th, 2022

Get the real story on the practice of a locum tenens provider! If you’re willing to let go of the myths and misconceptions, you might find yourself considering or reconsidering locum tenens as a lifestyle, or as a viable career transition strategy.