Ep #46: Crunching Numbers: Academic vs. Clinical Career Paths


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Thought about pivoting jobs in EM? Or maybe you are recently out of residency and deciding on going down an academic or clinical career path. A vital piece of that decision, beyond career satisfaction, is how the finances shape up from one to the other.

It’s a common belief that an academic career path is more stable… but without a salary cushion the clinical career path affords, you really have to have a financial game plan in place. So in this episode, we crunch the numbers to portray what lifestyle and retirement looks like in both scenarios.

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