Suppose you spend 10-15 years practicing anesthesia with a group as a partner, but eventually decide you wish to leave active practice and pursue other business interests. What are your options and responsibilities to your group? Would the remaining members have to buy out your shares in the partnership? Surely your equity in the partnership could be worth a lot. Could you hire a new anesthesiologist on salary to fill your clinical responsibilities while you keep the profits from his work? I'm sure options are as variable as are group partnership contracts, but what would be expected typically in such a circumstance? Ether, Mil - Suppose you suddenly decided you'd rather play golf all day instead of supervise CRNAs, what would your options be?