The AMA path to private practice
Follow the AMA path to private practice for the steps you can take for a successful private practice.
Employed physicians now exceed those who own their practices
AMA survey reveals milestone, but many doctors still thrive in private practice and the trend toward hospital ownership of practices has slowed in recent years.
Employed physicians outnumber self-employed
For the first time in U.S., employed physicians outnumber self-employed physicians, according to an updated study by the AMA.
Your practice doors are open. Now make sure exam rooms are full
Start by knowing that you are a brand, one that patients often will connect with online. Potential referring colleagues require a more personal touch.
How to face 3 common private practice hassles
Actionable resources, professional autonomy and banding together when needed give private-practice physicians the power to alleviate common headaches.
6 mistakes to avoid when starting your private practice
Don’t be discouraged when practice startup problems arise—be prepared. Master some fundamental skills that will ensure success down the line.
Why private practice should be on your radar
Private practice remains a good option for physicians who want to retain control over their work. Resources are available to help you take charge and deliver excellent care in the way that fits you.
Resident & Student Finance
Should you moonlight while you’re a medical resident?
Medical residents are busy and burdened by debt. Moonlighting can address one of those problems. Find out how to weigh the pros and cons.
Transition to Practice
Things to consider before you choose a practice setting
For medical residents and fellows, your ideal practice setting will be based on unique needs and goals. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of each option.