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Two of the most undervalued words in healthcare are locum tenens, which simply means “to take the place of someone temporarily.” In other words, it refers to physicians who fill in for other doctors for one reason or another. To highlight these physicians’ inspiring journeys, Spotlight on Locum Tenens shares the ups, downs, and all-around adventures of being a locum tenens. From beginning a career on this unorthodox path to traveling overseas after retirement, these physicians have done it all, and now they’re offering insights into the truly unique life of a locum tenens. In partnership with