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Why you need an exit plan in your physician employment contract

The termination provision deserves special scrutiny because it can gravely affect your long-term employability. Learn more with the AMA.

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Understanding physician employment contracts

Find out what you need to know before signing a physician employment contract. Read up on how to understand your compensation package and more.

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Look out for these land mines in hospital employment contracts

Reading a contract may be tedious, but spotting problematic language could save you years of disappointment. Learn more with the AMA.

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What employed physicians should know about collective bargaining

With physician employment now the norm, some doctors are exploring unionization as a way to address working conditions. Learn more with the AMA.

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Advancing Gender Equity in Medicine: Resources for physicians

Promoting gender equity in medicine requires an acknowledgement of the underlying causes of gender-based disparities, creation of policies and resources that will promote gender equity.

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What employed physicians should know about noncompete clauses

With more states moving to ban noncompete clauses, the legal landscape is becoming more complex. A legal expert outlines some essentials.

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Job interviewing tips for physician employment

 Ace your physician job interview with our top tips, including how to prepare and how to broach the issues that matter most to you.

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3 things to put in private practice contracts to boost recruiting

There’s more to your private practice’s physician employment contracts than pay and benefits. Learn about other issues that can attract talented doctors.

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6 questions to ask before signing a physician employment contract

What is expected of you? How will you be paid? Learn which questions should be answered in your employment contract.

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