How to Start a Medical Practice

Doctor shaking hands with patient

For many physicians, the decision to start their own practice can be a difficult one. While many physicians understand the rewards, others focus on the risks. That risk focus leads to doubting if they can launch a successful private practice from the ground up. Opening a private practice is no easy feat, but with guidance […]

Hiring a CRNA: What to Expect

Four physicians standing in a hospital hallway

In the world of medicine, Doctor is an esteemed title to achieve. Yet, there are some situations with ongoing debates on whether a physician is the best candidate for a particular position of care. This is true when it comes to anesthetics. If you have open heart surgery do you want your life managed by […]

Dr. Khadija Chaudrey

Dr. Chaudrey and her family

Dr. Khadija Chaudrey On the power of a positive outlook and female mentorship When Dr. Khadija Chaudrey moved to Brooklyn from Lahore, Pakistan, she had already completed medical school, landed a residency, and secured a visa to move halfway around the world. However, as a young immigrant physician, there were challenges ahead that her medical […]

Should You Hire an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist?

Optometrist salary

If you’re an ophthalmologist looking to expand your private practice, there will likely come a time when you need to hire additional staff. That could mean hiring a surgery technician, an optometrist, or another ophthalmologist like yourself. Who you hire depends on the needs of your practice (and your patients). So you’ll need to determine […]

Why Doctors Should Consider Real Estate Investing

Why doctors should consider real estate investing

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, physicians in the U.S. earn an average of $208,000 per year. And while this is significantly higher than most people in other professions, a $208k salary alone won’t necessarily make you “rich.” If you want to build wealth on a physician’s salary, you’ll need to know where and […]

Medical Malpractice Payouts: What to Expect

Medical malpractice settlements, verdicts, and payouts

From analyzing test results to prescribing medications to performing delicate surgical procedures, physicians in all capacities do life-saving work. But practicing medicine doesn’t always go according to plan. And when it goes awry, there’s one thing you can count on: A malpractice allegation. Physicians across all specialties are subject to malpractice claims and lawsuits. In […]

10 Best States to Practice Medicine

Best states to practice medicine

Choosing to pursue a career in medicine was the easy part. Deciding where you want to transplant your practice — and possibly your entire family — is a much heavier decision. And to make matters even more complicated: For physicians, no two states are the same. Some states shine bright with an average physician salary […]

What Physicians Should Know About Mortgage Disability Insurance

What physicians should know about mortgage disability insurance

It’s easy to understand the value of having homeowners insurance, auto insurance, and term life insurance. These standard insurance policies are affordable, easy to get, and clear cut regarding what they cover and why you need them. But there are countless other insurance products on the market that aren’t so easy to understand. One of […]