Current PGY4 in Anestheisa on the west coast – looking for job on the west coast. In prepping for interviews, I had read some articles about how typically the potential employer will pay for the resident to come out and interview. They say essentially say, "this isn't the residency process anymore, you should be treated with value." Some even go so far to say, a practice not paying for travel and lodging for a potential physician should be considered a "red flag." Thus far, I have reached out to, and received interviews from 5 separate private practice groups in SoCal. None have offered travel and lodging. I spoke to an alumni and she laughed when I asked if KAISER would pay for travel and lodging.
Any previous experience with this? Is this something I have to ask for? I think it's kind of absurd that they DON'T pay for it. The non-medicine people that I am speaking to seem shocked that I am even considering paying for my own lodging and travel.
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