Monthly Archives: May 2013

Time for a Check-up: How Healthy are Your Finances?

Have you had your annual physical yet? If so, excellent! If not, now’s probably a good time to schedule an appointment with your doctor to make sure your health is in tip-top shape. But your health isn’t the only aspect of your life that needs a check-up. As a family physician, your finances will also need […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Family Doctors and Disability

Just because family doctors have the ability to diagnose and treat patients doesn’t mean that they aren’t also vulnerable to the threat of injury or illness. In this infographic you’ll learn how susceptible doctors are to the threat of disability and how to prepare yourself financially should the unexpected occur.

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    Money Management Mistakes to Avoid in Your Life and Practice

Money Management Mistakes to Avoid in Your Life and Practice

A large number of family physicians are starting out their careers with a great amount of debt. In fact, medical students are graduating with a median student loan debt of $170,000 and that doesn’t include accrued interest. So what’s a young doctor to do? You’ve probably received some general money management advice from your parents like “don’t spend […]

Is Concierge Medicine Right for You?

There are many career paths that a family physician can take. You can become employed by a hospital; you can open your own private practice; you can also find a teaching position at a local university. Another career option that family doctors may consider is concierge medicine. This alternative practice model provides higher quality, […]

How to Avoid an Audit of Your Practice

April 15th has come and gone, and though you’ve filed your 2012 taxes, you may not be in the clear. The IRS (Internal Revenue Service) has been keeping an eye on doctors, including family physicians, since they have a reputation for poor record keeping in their practices. Worried that the IRS may be ready […]