Frequently Asked Questions

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Career Fairs & Mixers

With the COVID-19 crisis, how can I participate in a Career Fair?

Career Fairs & Mixers have all moved online for April-August 2020! Starting in June-August, we are also providing complimentary meals to residents & fellows via popular local Food Trucks or outdoor venues. Capacity is limited, social distancing will be in effect, and masks are required. We are closely monitoring federal, state and city safety guidelines as the situation unfolds & changes. You may also easily participate in events via virtual platform and network with employers from across the country, including a dedicated 5pm-6pm Recruiter Video Series during all Virtual Career Fairs. You may visit our website for event locations & dates:

What is the cost to attend?

There is no cost for physicians to attend our career fairs.

What goes on at a CareerMD Career Fair?

CareerMD Career Fairs provide an opportunity for job-seeking residents and fellows to explore employment opportunities and meet recruiters from leading healthcare organizations and practice groups. Many of the country's largest and most prestigious physician employers attend CareerMD Career Fairs.

Where can I see a list of upcoming career fairs and dates?

You can view a list of career fair cities on our website: or

Is there parking available? Is parking validated?

There should be parking on-site or nearby the hotel/venue. CareerMD does not validate parking costs. For additional details on parking location and cost, we suggest checking the event webpage and/or contacting the venue directly.

Are career fairs meant for only residents and fellows, or may practicing physicians or program coordinators attend as well?

Residents, fellows, practicing physicians and program coordinators are all welcome to attend.

I'm in my first few years of GME training - should I attend a CareerMD Career Fair?

Yes. Even if you still have several years of training ahead of you, the career fairs are a great opportunity to begin exploring employment opportunities. Employers will want to meet you now.

Who will I meet at the career fairs? What kinds of employment opportunities are available?

Residents and fellows will have the chance to meet with employers in their region, as well as employers with nationwide opportunities. Employment opportunities are mainly clinical and include full-time, part-time, locum tenens and contracted positions, among others.

How can I find out which employers at the event will be recruiting for my specialty?

To see which exhibitors are recruiting in your specialty, please visit our website at and click on the city name of the event you wish to attend. You can then see a list of employers recruiting in each specialty. This list is continually updated as exhibitors register, so we recommend that you check back often.

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What types of opportunities are posted on

The online job database includes physician employment, fellowship and residency opportunities across all specialties. Job opportunities are mostly clinical and include full-time, part-time, locum tenens and contracted positions, among others.

Do I need to log in or register to search for jobs?

No. You need not log in to to search for jobs.

I am interested in a job I see posted on CareerMD. How do I apply or contact the recruiter?

To apply for a position you see listed on CareerMD, or to contact the recruiter for more information, you may send an email directly to the employer by completing the form that appears beside the job listing, and selecting “Send Message”. You have the option to upload your CV, if you wish. Alternatively, if the employer has provided a phone number, you may call the recruiter directly.

I sent an email to an employer about a job in which I am interested, but I have not heard back. What does this mean? What should I do?

If you have contacted an employer through the CareerMD site and have not received a reply, we recommend that you follow up at least one time, either by sending a second email or, if a phone number is provided, by calling the recruiter directly. If you attempt to contact an employer two or three times and do not receive a reply, you may assume that either the position has been filled or that you do not match the recruiter's criteria.

Electronic Job Bulletins

How often are CareerMD E-Job Bulletins published?

Job Bulletins are published every other week, on alternating Tuesdays. CareerMD's Job Bulletins feature up-to-date information on training and employment opportunities nationwide. Job Bulletins are published in every specialty and subspecialty.

How do I sign up to receive Job Bulletins?

Simply send an email request to, including your name and email address, current specialty, training program, and expected year of completion.

I have found a job. How do I unsubscribe to the Job Bulletin?

To unsubscribe, simply reply to any emails you have received with the word "Unsubscribe", or send an email to

Specialty-specific Virtual Career Fairs

What are specialty-specific Virtual Career Fairs?

Specialty-specific Virtual Career Fairs are online events dedicated to your specialty for 24 hours on a given day. You may access the virtual platform at any time on that day and may view job opportunities for your specialty, from leading employers across the country. There is no cost to participate.

What is the schedule of virtual events?

You may view the schedule here: Each virtual event is hosted once per quarter, per specialty. Don't miss your virtual event!

Can I interact directly with employers?

You are welcome & encouraged to email or call employers directly during the virtual fair. They will return your inquiry at their earliest convenience.

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