Dr Carmen Brown

In 2010 I left my practice in the US and came to New Zealand for what was “supposed” to be a 1 year locum assignment. After falling in love with the country, the people and most importantly the work-life balance, my husband and I opted to make the temporary a permanent life change. 

In 2013 we moved permanently to the South Island of New Zealand and now after 3 work visas and 2 permanent residencies later we are settled in Australia.

Why ExpatMD?

We offer more than traditional locum companies as we offer FULL service assistance from start to finish. We also have intimate knowledge as US trained physicians. We can help you navigate the system and help with a smoother transition. Over the past 10 years of working in both systems, we have cultivated relationships with physicians and hospitals which allows us an “on the ground” perspective that is often missed with Locum companies. We can facilitate contacts with doctors in your speciality and help with making your experience moving overseas as smooth as possible.

What Do you Do?

It's better to ask what DON’T we do? This are just a few of the things we offer:
  • Introduction to the Australian and New Zealand medical systems particular to YOUR speciality
  • CV review and re-writing in Australasian format and cover letter writing
  • Explanation and assistance with the licensing applications
  • Assistance with your Speciality College applications
  • Interview coaching and assistance
  • Job search assistance
  • Explanation of visa options and referral assistance to Immigration specialists (if needed)
  • Moving and relocation advice
  • Detailed information on regions/areas once placed including information and assistance on housing and schools
  • Option for an individualized package to help with transitioning overseas

Need more reasons To consider New Zealand or Australia, How about these?