Understanding the terms of your contract and knowing how to negotiate to protect your interests are central to ensuring your career success and well-being as an employed physician.
A physician employment contract defines conditions of your employment. Read your contract carefully because it can greatly impact your professional satisfaction, as well as your personal happiness.
Know what questions to ask an attorney before you hire one to review your contract.
Use a checklist to determine whether your contract is missing something important.
Get tips for successfully negotiating, and learn the most important changes to ask for.
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