PracticeLink Magazine

FALL 2017

The career development quarterly for physicians of all specialties, PracticeLink Magazine provides readers with feature articles, compensation stats, helpful job search tips—as well as recruitment ads from organizations across the U.S.

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4 FALL 2017 u Bonnie Mason, M.D. PHOTO BY CHRIS BOWMAN p Millard Collins, M.D. PHOTO BY KRISTA LEE u Hilary Fairbrother, M.D. PHOTO BY IHNY CONCIERGE u Jeffrey Vogel, M.D., M.P.H. PHOTO BY KEVIN DAY the 2017 ANNUAL PracticeLink Magazine CONTRACTS & COMPENSATION issue F A L L 2 0 1 7 · V O L U M E 2 7, N U M B E R 4 LIVE & PRACTICE Grand Junction, Colorado Toledo, Ohio Franklin, Tennessee Augusta, Georgia 87 70 48 DEPARTMENTS 20 Career Move: Medical expert witness M ARCIA T RA vel ST e AD 22 Financial Fitness: 4 bases to cover in your compensation arrangement Your employment contract will spell out your base salary, bonus opportunities, loan repayment and noneconomic benefits. It's up to you to understand them. BR u C e ARM o N 26 Job Doctor: How to optimize your CV It's a competitive market for physicians. Following these tips will help you stand out in your search. NIC ole C ox & T o M BR e NNAN 30 Legal Matters: Got your employment contract? Now what? 5 steps to take between getting an offer and starting your new practice. MATT MIN ge NBACK 34 PracticeLink Tips: 7 keys to a successful negotiation It's important for all physicians to understand the principles, proper conduct and mechanics of negotiating an employment agreement. TAMMY h A ge R 38 Reform Recap: Trump's plan to cut federal health care spending Proposals by President Trump and other Republicans would sharply reduce spending for Medicaid, health insurance subsidies and medical research. je FF ATKINS o N 40 Tech Notes: Medical apps for physicians The CDC, ACC and University of Toronto help physicians motivate patients, make better decisions, and refresh their techniques. Il TIFAT h u SAIN , M.D. 44 Vital Stats: How tight is the job market in your specialty? The PracticeLink Physician Recruitment Index can help you gauge the relative ease or difficulty of your job search. 78 92 Crossword 94 Snapshot: Olusegun Oyewole, M.D., M.P.H.

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