1. FlamingFahad

    How scalable is Anesthesiology?

    Most physicians, whether procedural or clinical, can scale their practices. Surgeons can hire surgical PA and clinic PAs to operate and see more patients. Psychiatrists can employ a dozen NPs and therapists to significantly increase revenue and sign charts from a beach. Do anesthesiologists...
  2. FlamingFahad

    Entrepreneurial Opportunities in PM&R

    What are some entrepreneurial opportunities specific to or better suited for general PM&R physicians? What about fellowship trained physicians?
  3. FlamingFahad

    Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Anesthesiology

    As non patient “owning” specialists, what are some entrepreneurial opportunities specific for anesthesiologists?
  4. M

    I have compiled a list of cons with being a dentist… let me know if any of these are inaccurate or not common enough

    Lets start with the general state of the profession: The field is getting saturated and will require you to move to a more rural setting to find a job that pays more than $120K. Insurance reimbursements are cut year-after-year, making you have to work harder to collect compensation over...
  5. Sana Sazegar

    Business aspect of Dentistry

    Hi, I am currently a pre dental student and since I know dental schools don't focus on the business aspect of dentistry I would love to know your suggestions. Instead of the traditional way of "opening my own practice and scale my business by opening more offices", does anyone have any...
  6. Leftpaw

    Working...but not running your own business? - Options

    Hello! I was lucky enough to get selected by an optometry school (a decent one to boot) and will be entering that realm in a few weeks. I'm keeping my eyes open for the myriad of opportunities available to those in the optometric field. I do have a question though. For now, I'm not very fond...
  7. P

    Considering starting a private practice after fellowship

    Hello everyone, I am beginning my pain fellowship at a well regarded, highly interventional program this July and am highly considering starting a private practice afterwards. I was wondering if someone can provide me with an example business plan I can use as a guide. I am a beginner, but do...
  8. J

    Advice in Med Business

    Good evening, I am a new member and trying to decide on a career path within medicine. That being purely clinical or admin or a mix. I want to speak to someone experienced and am willing to pay for detailed information. My friends told me about and their experiences...
  9. Heist

    Covid and dentistry business

    How has covid affected dentists businesses? Some offices near me were closed for two months. Not sure if they paid their staff during this time. Are dentists hurting financially?
  10. T

    Finance/business/consulting extracurricular involvement as a premed

    I am looking to join finance/investment/consulting orgs as a freshman premed. I'm interested in business/finance/management and specifically how it intersects with healthcare. Some of the clubs have a healthcare focus or a healthcare division. How would medical schools view this? Could they be...
  11. A

    Pre-med with a business major?

    Hey guys! Hope everyone is doing well during these trying times. I need some advice. I am going to be an incoming freshman at Michigan State University for the fall semester of 2020. Going to med school is my dream. I am planning on majoring in Supply Chain Management (#1 program in US) because...
  12. S

    anyone looking to take over dental business in chinatown nyc?

    This is in downtown Manhattan NYC. There's a prominent and prestigious, highly successful general dental business that has been in practice for over 19 years in highly sought after location now for sale or partnership. Lease and equipment is included in the asking price of 148,000, which is for...
  13. SimoneHCollins

    Grant to help you start a company

    If any of you have a desire to start anything a little bigger than just a private practice or are mastering out and want to double down on your dreams, I recently put together a grant program aimed to help people in your position. As things stand it is just a pilot project, but it could be...
  14. M

    Finance/Oil and Gas Dentist? Red Flags?

    Alright SDN I want to hear your thoughts. I am now a graduating senior at an above average state school. During my freshman year I kept getting in trouble with my school in the dorms. I was caught twice in the dorms with alcohol and received an MIP. I was also caught and arrested with a...
  15. E

    Minor for pre-dental

    Hi, I’m a freshman and am majoring in a science as pre-dental. I was previously very set on minoring in art history just because I really enjoy learning about it. I recently started thinking I could benefit more from a business administration minor in case I want to open my own practice in the...
  16. whatisit350

    learning about the business side of dentistry while in school

    hey guys, D1 here. just wondering, how are y'all learning about the business side of dentistry? as we all know, dental school teaches us about dentistry, which is totally fair. however, being a good and successful dentist requires us to know a lot about business too. i know i could work for a...
  17. Footsteps Book

    For Sale "Footsteps: Profiles of Remarkable Healthcare Leaders" Book

    Available on Amazon This series of in-depth profiles of contemporary health care leaders provides a wide range of reflections on leadership in this complex and important sector. Each essay offers and intimate personal narrative, rich with details about key turning points, sources of...
  18. DocConk

    What business-related concepts do you wish schools did a better job of exposing to medical students?

    My school has a Healthcare Management and Business Principles interest group that I help to lead, and I'm trying to find future topics for our lectures and group sessions. MY QUESTION: What business-related topics do you think physicians ought to know about, if they ever want to get involved...
  19. C

    Stark Law Questoin

    My family owns a private business that sells DME. I’m a medical resident in a related specialty. There are non-MD/DO practitioners that work there and rely on MD/DO referrals. I would like to work with or for the company. My understanding is that any DME prescription I write cannot be filled at...
  20. neuroace

    Do you know any MD that makes more than $9M/yr?

    Rumor has it they exist...
  21. D

    Recommendations on books to help prepare for business side of things?

    Getting semi-ready to graduate and realizing that dental school teaches you next to nothing about the business side of things. Looking for any recommendations on good books to read that can help with gaining knowledge and information on being prepared to potentially own a practice/ being a...
  22. J

    Leave of Absence to start working on a startup

    I am currently an MS2, but have been working on a project for the last few months and I really think I could get it off the ground soon. I had a few questions about the whole LOA process and what it entails for residency. I have no academic problems or penalties on my profile, and am in good...
  23. 7

    Are there any informative entrepreneurial Dentistry books?

    I'm looking for a book to give me insight into ideas to become an entrepreneurial dentist (i.e dentist who runs multiple dental practices for profit). I would like if it went in depth about the business side of it, such as financing/overhead etc. Are there any quality books you guys would...
  24. P

    MD Chances for a Business Owner

    Hi, I'm currently a 19 year old Canadian premed student in the 3rd year of my undergrad. My GPA is ~3.9, and i was wondering if being the owner of a small investing business that i founded would make my application more competitive to med schools? I have also developed my own website to help...
  25. F

    MD/MBA for biotech/healthcare VC

    Looking to apply to med school (hopefully next cycle) and am very interested in becoming an MD. that being said, i am also interested in the healthcare business as a whole and would like to be involved in biotech/healthcare venture capital/private equity in the future potentially. How would med...
  26. J

    Switching from business to pre-med

    Hi All,(this is a long one) I currently just finished my freshman year. As of right now, I am currently an econ/comp sci major at a T20 school. Up until now, I had my eyes set on finance, but have been having a little change of heart. I have been considering pre-med and was wondering what that...
  27. 3

    Business math for Pre-Med?

    I plan on taking math 1324 (TX), Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences. Is this a good math course for getting into medical school and will it satisfy the math pre-req? Or is business calc more desirable? I know some people who got into med school who never took calc in college and I plan...
  28. bcsuccess

    Dental Business Question (Multiple Practices With Associates)

    Hey Everyone, Just wanted to ask a question about private practice in dentistry. I want to be an orthodontist hands down, because I like how they operate. Straightening other people's teeth by aligning brackets and other things, but having a staff that does basically all of the hands on work...
  29. F

    business internship

    Looking to apply to med school (hopefully next cycle) and am very interested in becoming an MD. that being said, i am also interested in the healthcare business as a whole and would like to be involved in biotech/healthcare venture capital/private equity in the future potentially. How would med...
  30. K

    How many years experience to open a pharmacy?

    How many years of experience is required to be trusted to start a pharmacy? If a company tries to buy you out how much is a reasonable amount?
  31. prehealthboi

    Experience post dental school?

    Hello, I am a prospective dental student and have been on the pre-med/pre-dental fence for a while now. I am going to start shadowing a general dentist next week but after doing some research on dentistry, I am starting to consider some other factors as in the demand and lifestyle of a general...
  32. Torsed

    Mailing clinical samples within same geographic area

    i really think I am at the most ass backwards hospital lab on the planet. I’ve been at this one 7 years and seen some odd things. The current idea floating around admin is to have the docs mail us their clinical samples rather than have a courier pick it up. The range of these clinics...
  33. HungryHungryLion

    Advice on Business Education

    I need some advice y'all. Several of us at my school are attempting to start a business elective/track. Everyone has a different end goal, starting their own practice, joining a clinic or separate side businesses, but nobody wants to walk out of residency clueless to how the business side...
  34. HungryHungryLion

    Advice on Business Education

    I need some advice y'all. Several of us at my school are attempting to start a business elective/track. Everyone has a different end goal, starting their own practice, joining a clinic or separate side businesses, but nobody wants to walk out of residency clueless to how the business side...
  35. T

    management consulting to medical school questions

    hi everyone, quick stats: age: 23 graduated may of 2017 from a state school with a degree in business management cum undergraduate gpa: 3.56 (got a "D" in an accounting class, not sure how bad that hurts) cum science gpa: 3.75 (only taken general chem + general bio, 2 semesters each) ACT: 34...
  36. F

    Ideas to create an OP clinical practice in an Independent

    Hey gang, I’m trying to add/create clinical services that I will lead to my community independent pharmacy practice which consists of assisted living/LTC and compounding. I have to get the owner approval pending financial analysis suggesting it is a profitable venture. I’m trying to give the...
  37. A

    AMA: MD/MBA who founded/ran a successful VC-funded business. ?about medicine and business

    Hey wanted to put this out here in case anyone was interested. Since I could remember I always loved the humanitarianism of medicine, and the strategizing of business. Also growing up, all the doctors I knew keep saying that things were changing for the worse. I thought "I don't want to get...
  38. M

    Nontraditional Applicant

    I could really use some thoughts because frankly I have no idea where I stand. Year in school: super senior (spent 5 and 1/2 years in college, I'll be graduating after this semester). Also, I transferred colleges after my sophomore year to a smaller school in my hometown. Country/State: US...
  39. E

    Partnership opportunity in Boston urgent care clinic

    Hi there! I am a recent Harvard Business School MBA seeking family medicine, internal medicine, or emergency medicine MDs interested in partnering with me in opening an urgent care clinic in Boston, MA. I've done extensive research and have a complete business plan laid out which projects the...
  40. D

    Help with Major

    Any help would be appreciated. I will be a college freshman this year majoring in Finance at a pretty well ranked undergrad business school. I want to ultimately pursue medicine but am torn about whether I should stick to this major. I have heard that med schools don't like vocational majors...