*by Whitney* This was the fifth stop on our trip! If you haven’t already, check out my posts on the first four countries: Scotland, Ireland, Morocco, and England! Berlin Timeline: August 9th-13th Our First Day in Berlin We arrived in Berlin from London. We were able to take advantage of free breakfast at a nice airport … Continue reading Around the World Trip: Berlin, Germany!
*by Whitney* Timeline: March-July 2018 Previous post on our travel assignment timeline: Travel PT: Morehead City & Swansboro, NC Our Jobs So when I last left off, we had extended our contracts with the same outpatient orthopedic company in Eastern NC, but I switched from the Morehead City location to the Jacksonville location. We … Continue reading Travel PT: Swansboro & Jacksonville, North Carolina (March-July 2018)
*by Whitney* Timeline: December 2017-March 2018 Previous post on our travel assignment timeline: Moving Back to The Coast of North Carolina, Struggles of the Camper Life (December 2017) Old Stomping Grounds We arrived back in Eastern North Carolina in December 2017 and stayed at the same campground where we had lived when we were there earlier … Continue reading Travel PT: Morehead City & Swansboro, North Carolina (December 2017-March 2018)
*by Whitney* Timeline: August-December 2017 Previous post on our job timeline: Travel PT: Living in WVA, Working in VA… A Crazy Assignment, Plus a Broken Arm! (April-August 2017) Getting Started So, I had just broken my elbow at the end of our last assignment, but we had to move to our new location anyway so Jared … Continue reading Travel PT: Western North Carolina: Healing a Broken Arm, A Total Eclipse, and Tons of Outdoor Adventures! (August-December 2017)
*The photo above was taken in Montego Bay, Jamaica during an amazing all-inclusive vacation we took during this 1.5 year time period, paid for with credit card rewards. A Common Trend Being involved with many different Facebook groups full of therapists of all disciplines, one thing that I see that these groups all have in … Continue reading How I Saved Over $100,000 in 1.5 years as a New Grad Physical Therapist
I recently had someone comment on my blog post about working only half the year as a travel therapist while earning a full time salary. He asked how it could be possible that I could have paid off all my student loans (which is actually not the case..) and be close to only having to work only … Continue reading Is it Possible to Save a Lot and Still Have Fun With Travel Healthcare?
*by Whitney* Timeline: April-August 2017 This is the third post about this assignment. Check out the other two below if you haven't already: Part 1: Travel PT: Moving Struggles… Moving from Eastern NC to West Virginia (April 2017) Part 2: Travel PT: Living in WVA, Working in VA… A Crazy Assignment, Plus a Broken Arm! (April-August … Continue reading Travel PT: Adventures While Living in WV and Working in VA (April-August 2017)
In December I had the pleasure of talking with Dr. Dylan Callier on his podcast, "New Medical Nomads." This was broken into three separate parts because the conversation ended up being about three hours long. Part 1 is primarily about student loans and how I've chosen to handle mine. Part 2 is about investing and … Continue reading Interview(s) on the “New Medical Nomads” Podcast
In October 2017 I had the opportunity to write a guest post for the blog New Grad Physical Therapy titled "Repaying Student Debt with Travel PT." I somehow let it slip through the cracks and never shared the post on my blog. I thought it was a very applicable post for physical therapy students or … Continue reading Guest Post on NewGradPhysicalTherapy: “Repaying Student Debt with Travel PT”
-by Whitney- Affiliation We recently began an affiliation with Medbridge, an online resource for continuing education, as well as other clinician and patient tools, that is available for physical therapists (and assistants), occupational therapists (and assistants), speech language pathologists, and athletic trainers. I (Whitney) already had a Medbridge membership for several years and found this … Continue reading Partnering with Medbridge: An online CEU resource for PTs, OTs, SLPs, and ATCs