Private practice

The Decision to Start a Practice – Part 2
starting a new dermatology practice
by JAMES A. ZALLA, MD on
In part 2 of this series, Dr. Zalla discusses the following aspects of starting a new dermatology practice: Buying an existing practice or building your own space How long construction should take Working with general contractors and architects Office equipment: buy or lease Recruiting the right people Buying an Existing Practice or Building Your Own Space While the …
The Decision to Start a Practice – Part 1
new dermatology practice
by JAMES A. ZALLA, MD on
The dermatology resident finishing his or her training faces many choices and opportunities for practice. This article reflects the experience of a dermatologist in private practice for over 40 years, covering the key issues in the decision-making process that culminates in a functional and desirable office space. Although this process applies primarily to those in private practice, the specifics …
Roadmap After Residency Training
Roadmap after residency
by Neal Bhatia, MD on
The opportunities in dermatology are endless, and choosing a single option to pursue may seem both exciting and limiting. The ultimate destiny of your career is going to be based on interests that are in harmony with the practice setting you choose, combined with additional training after residency. However, nearly every dermatologist goes through some form of “mid-life crisis” in their ca …
Employment Contract Negotiations & Private Partnerships in Dermatology – What You Should Know
contract negotiations
by Bobbak (Bobby) Mansouri, MD, FAAD on
If you are navigating the confusing landscape of contract negotiations or considering partnership in a private practice after years of employment, then take note! Ron Lebow, Senior Counsel in the Health Law practice group at Greenspoon Marder LLP, led a fantastic workshop at the 2019 ODAC conference. He covered common concerns when negotiating employment agreements with dermatology practices, as w …
Up Close with Derm Thought Leaders
Faculty Advice
by Bobbak (Bobby) Mansouri, MD, FAAD on
Dermatology Advice from Industry Thought Leaders on Their Biggest Mistakes, Learning Lessons, and What They Would Tell Their Younger Selves This year’s ODAC - Aesthetic, Surgical and Clinical Dermatology Conference offered attendees an amazing faculty roster ranging from leaders in medical dermatology to surgical dermatology and everything in between. Next Steps had the chance to catch up with …