• Why Practice Medicine in Mississippi?

    PHYSICIANS PRACTICE RANKS MISSISSIPPI #1 IN BEST STATES TO PRACTICE POLL

    Mississippi was named the No. 1 state in the nation to practice medicine by Physician's Practice in its "Best States to Practice" rankings in 2013 and 2014. In creating the rankings, Physician's Practice looked at factors that can affect a medical practice's financial health. Factors included: cost of living, disciplinary actions taken against physicians, tax burden per capita, Medicare's Geographic Practice Cost Index, physician density, and malpractice award payouts per capita. 

    1. Professional Satisfaction
    2. Physicians compensation exceeds average for most specialties
    3. Stable malpractice Insurance rates
    4. Broad range of practice opportunities
    5. Strong patient relationships
    6. Low cost of living
    7. Safe living environment
    8. Recreational resources  and moderate climate
    9. Great secondary educational opportunities
    10. Convenient interstate highway system
        

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