Practical Solutions and Positive Encouragement For The Independent Minded Practitioner
Friday, October 12, 2007
I just found this picture. My first day of surgical internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. July 1994. I was 26 years old. Bright eyed and bushy tailed. Eager and energetic. I am holding up my rounds list, the first of many. Wow!
Many of us ignore the signs that things are not going well in our current jobs, and plod along until the day the guillotine drops. Only then do we spring into action. Unfortunately, after the fact, in the face of the panic and humiliation of job loss, planning your next phase of professional life is too difficult. So when is the best time to plan for a career in solo, independent medical/professional service practice? Now! Think you have a job security as a physician? Think again. Job loss happens to doctors too and it can happen suddenly and unexpectedly. With Suddenly Solo Enhanced: Twelve Steps to Achieving Your Own Totally Independent Medical (Health Care) Practice, you'll be ready when the time comes to strike out on your own. A concise, down and dirty guide, Suddenly Solo Enhanced will give you all the tools you need to start your own medical practice quickly, efficiently, and affordably. This is the quide that has been lacking. An essential read for anyone who is contemplating opening up his or her own medical practice.
I am an independent urologist in Smithtown NY, on Long Island's north shore of Suffolk County. I practice academic level urology in a community setting. Prospective patients can reach me by phone, fax, or webform.