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physician recruitment during COVID

Physician Recruitment During COVID

Physician recruitment during COVID came up at a recent presentation I gave on negotiating your first physician contract. I have previously written about physician contracts during COVID, but physician recruitment during COVID seems like an entirely different animal. I was shocked when the Residency Director told me that several of her residents had been told something

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locum tenens agreements

Locum Tenens Agreements

Locum tenens agreements can be useful in many circumstances. Physicians frequently enter locum tenens agreements if they have been given notice of a for cause termination of a physician employment agreement or have been on the wrong side of without cause termination in physician employment contracts. Reviewing locum tenens agreements is similar to any other

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supervising physician agreement in Pennsylvania

Supervising Physician Agreements in Pennsylvania

Supervising physician agreements in Pennsylvania do not need to be complicated, but there are specific provisions that are required to obtain Board of Medicine/ Board of Osteopathic Medicine approval. I usually recommend a separate employment agreement and supervisory agreement, since the supervising physician agreement must be provided to the State Board of Medicine or State

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physician contracts during COVID

Physician Contracts During COVID

I have received too many calls concerning physician contracts during COVID. The calls generally have the same underlying issue: “My employer cut my pay by X%, and I do not see anything in my contract that allows them to do that.” Generally the physician is correct. Although new contracts I am reviewing now often do

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MGMA compensation analysis

MGMA Compensation Analysis

Most physicians are familiar with the Medical Group Management Association (“MGMA”), but many physicians are not fully aware of what a MGMA compensation analysis reveals. Virtually every physician knows that a MGMA compensation analysis reveals salary data, but many are unaware of what else a MGMA compensation analysis reveals about physician compensation. First and foremost,

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physician employment contract attorney near me

Should I Use a Physician Employment Contract Lawyer Near Me?

Physicians often ask me if they should use a “physician employment contract lawyer near me.” (Sometimes the word “me” is substituted with “my potential new employer.”) I think that’s a fair question, but I also think physicians should consider if a local attorney has the experience of someone who dedicates his or her career to

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hospitalist contracts

Hospitalist Contracts

I recently did a guest blog on Hospitalist X  concerning some of the special considerations in hospitalist contracts: working hours, compensation, and a rant about the craziness of a physician covenant not to compete for a hospitalist. You can see my post here.     

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physician benefits

Physician Benefits

Physician benefits are a vital part of any physician employment agreement. They should be carefully reviewed and compared to national benchmarks.

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