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You're already a leader in the exam room, but what about beyond?
This article gives tips on how new physicians can make a successful transition from residency to practice, particularly in terms of their personal and professional development. Issues such as collegiality, use of social media, and office politics are discussed.
When physicians move from a private practice in which they have some ownership stake to a purely employed setting, they can experience significant psychological and emotional effects. This article identifies issues physicians should consider before they sell.
July/August 2013 Issue
Making Sense of the Trend Toward Hospital Employment [From The Editor]
More hospitals are courting physicians, and more physicians are accepting their offers, but why?
The author, who has long experience working for various large organizations after 14 years in private practice, offers advice for physicians on making the transition and functioning as part of a large organization with its own culture, history, politics, and ways of doing business.
A health care attorney outlines the key elements of a physician employment contract and offers advice to help physicians evaluate and identify terms that should be negotiated.
Physicians moving from independent to employed practice can experience bureaucratic culture shock. The author offers tips for getting along and communicating well in a bureaucracy -- and keeping the bureaucracy from interfering with the practice of good medicine.
If you see these warning signs, run – don't walk – away from the practice.
The author explains in detail how to prepare yourself, your patients and your colleagues before departing for a leave of absence.