To Fellowship or not to Fellowship

February 27, 2014

As we enter into the new age of the Affordable Care Act, the only thing we can be certain of is the uncertainty of the future.   How will this affect my specialty?  My practice?  My income?  My family?  Although it is in some ways too early to predict how... Read More

Beware of Sharks

February 6, 2014

Recently I was shopping for a new suit, and looked on the web pages of a couple of large national men’s suit stores. A few minutes later I was checking my LinkedIn mail, only to see an ad on the page for one of those same stores. Coincidence? Another... Read More

Mistakes When Entering the Job Market

January 2, 2014

When entering the job market, residents and fellows commonly make the mistake of not considering a few factors that have a tremendous impact on the career goals they hope to achieve. Too often, we see residents making the mistake of taking the first job presented, being too picky about... Read More

ACA Causes Uncertainty in Physician Hiring Practices

December 26, 2013

Those of us who lived in the 80s and 90s when Managed Care was introduced remember all too well how the cost of care escalated, while physician reimbursements went down. Now with the dawning of the age of the Affordable Care Act, do we really know how that will... Read More

3 Ways the ACA Affects Physician Payment

December 12, 2013

In 2014 the Affordable Care Act will create the largest insurance coverage expansion since the 1960s. The influx in patients with coverage will have a drastic change on how practices receive payments. Three ways the ACA will affect your income are by having more patients with coverage, higher out-of-pocket... Read More