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Topics addressed in the videos:
Consult with colleagues who have chosen each option – employment with a hospital or system and private practice – especially people who have started in one and moved to the other, for broader perspective. Play video to hear the pros and cons on each side.
Job boards can help pinpoint physician jobs in specialties, practice styles and locations you’re interested in. Search MD jobs on your own or let an agency handle the work. Play video to know more.
With all the factors to consider about you physician job search, and so many moving parts, many physicians find it most effective to put their search in the hands of experts. Play video to know more.
Be prepared to do the talking to convince employers you are the best fit for their practice, hospital or system. Do research so you can ask intelligent—and relevant—questions. You are there to find out about the position and the site as much as they are there to find out about you.
A contract can be a complicated document. It’s smart to get as much in writing as possible. But know that there may be different interpretations of “standard” wording. Ask questions to ensure you completely understand what you’re signing. Have a disinterested professional third-party review as well.
It is really called “professional liability insurance,” but it’s often short-handed as “malpractice insurance.” It protects your assets, in case a claim is made against you. Play video to find out the details involved.
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Mr. Roger Bonds, the president of the American Academy of Medical Management, has taught thousands of physicians and hospital administrators these tips and techniques. You will hear the same key points and that will help guide you on your individual career path.
How do you know how much you should be paid in a new position? Also, keep in mind that Base pay is just one part of your overall compensation package, along with the Bonus, Benefits and possible Buy-in opportunities. In this content packed article, physician contract expert, Roger Bonds of PhysicianCareerAdvisor.com outlines many of the major concerns. To read more, click here
In this hard-hitting article, contract expert, Roger Bonds outlines 15 of the major problems with today’s physician employment contracts. This article also outlines many of the questions that a physician must ask when considering a new position. To read more, click here.
Whether you’re just completing your training or have been in practice for years, you must be extremely careful to ensure your contract is fair and equitable. Contracts have changed significantly in recent years, and some are written to only protect the employer or new partners. Here are some of the major pitfalls: To read more, click here.
Some physician contracts are abusive toward the physician. That is they are written to take advantage of unknowing physicians. In the “no holds barred” article, contract expert, Roger Bonds, outlines some of the abuse that is seen around the country, and the world. The key is to be analytical about the position and contract and not let your emotions take over. To read more, click here.
In all cases, the employer should be paying the malpractice tail coverage when an employed physician leaves the practice. But many do not. How do you fight back against this unethical and sometimes illegal behavior. To read the full article by physician contract expert Roger Bonds, click here.
Since cost of living varies from place to place, we have some links that break it all down for you to help you make the best decision when deciding where to locate your physician career.
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We have gathered together a convenient list of the state medical boards.
The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact offers a new, voluntary expedited pathway to licensure for qualified physicians who wish to practice in multiple states.