5 Reasons Your Doctor Has a Side Hustle

That’s right. Your doctor spent at least 11 years in post-secondary education to be in a position to take care of you. 

The different types of physician side hustles run the gamut from closely related to medicine to as far away as one could get. Read on to learn more.

Your doctor may be working a side job simply to avoid treating their school debt like a mortgage.

Doctors are Deep in Debt

Believe it or not, your doctor might not have dreamed of becoming a physician from the time he or she was a toddler.

Personal Fulfillment

Unless you stay on in academic medicine at an ivory tower institution, you soon run out of hoops to jump through.

A Goal-Driven Nature

A side hustle can allow an employed physician to open another type of retirement account, such as a solo 401(k) or SEP IRA, with earnings from the extra income.

Another Retirement Account

An “encore career” is a vocation finale after one’s primary career has ended.

A Transition to an Encore Career

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