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    Employed hospitalists - Ever change who pays for malpractice insurance?

    I'm employed by a hospital who pays for my malpractice insurance. I would like to moonlight at another hospital and need my own malpractice insurance for that job. In the state I work (Iowa), a physician can only have one malpractice insurance policy. In a casual conversation with my...
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    Georgetown Business of Medicine Course

    Hello SDN! I am a recent graduate of the hematology/oncology fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital and I wanted to spread the word about a course we have developed called the Georgetown Business of Medicine Course. It is a virtual course consisting of 12 modules on different topics like...
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    Suing as a student

    I have a question that I'm unable to find discussed on this website. If as a medical student, I file a medical malpractice suit against my physician, could that affect my future career? I'm wondering if it's likely that I'd be discriminated against when applying for residencies or jobs. EDIT...
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    Locums agencies...

    I have some questions about the economics of locums companies- Does anyone know how much of a premium companies charge hospitals over the physician fee? Is it 50%? 100% Do they bill hospitals separately for licenses, room, and board or is it rolled into a general fee? Do hospitals prefer to...
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