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Understanding Physician Employment Contracts (On-Demand)
This entertaining and informative presentation will explain the business, financial and personal issues underlying employment contracts. Through explanation, example and humor, participants will learn the pitfalls and traps of employment contracts and how to avoid them. This lecture is a must for anyone considering signing an associateship agreement as an employee or employer.
Learning Objectives
  1. The negotiability of employment contracts (which are not standard) and the benefits of negotiation beyond financial.
  2. The fundamental parts of a typical employment contract and how they can affect day-to-day home and work life.
  3. The differing economic interests and objectives of practice owners and associates and ways to bridge gaps.
A lawyer for 35 years, Mr. Kaufman advises doctors in all aspects of their practices, including employment contracts, partnership buy-ins and exits, employment disputes and disciplinary board matters. Mr. Kaufman is an author and frequently lectures to doctors nationally, regionally and locally at hospitals, professional organizations, universities, and to various private groups. Mr. Kaufman is former adjunct professor of law at Stevenson University. He received his J.D. (cum laude) from Cornell University in 1985 and his B.A. (summa cum laude) from the State University of New York in Albany in 1981. Mr. Kaufman lives in Baltimore Maryland with his wife Rona, a pediatrician, and their dog, Diesel.