Release Date: March 16, 2011
Expiration Date: March 16, 2014
Approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
This program will discuss physician compensation in today's environment. It will provide participants with information on variables that will assist them with understanding and making career choices that are more aligned with their professional and lifestyle interests. It will provide an overview of the basis for compensation and compensation methods used. It will provide an understanding of some of the differences experienced by physicians in similar specialties based on method of compensation, type of practice and practice ownership (solo, group, and hospital). Time will be made available for Q & A and resources to assist participants with further understanding of the environment and choices will be identified.
1. Describe the basis for physician compensation and the methods used in today's healthcare environment.
2. Discuss the likely impact of health reform on reimbursement and compensation.
3. Examine differences in compensation based on geography, experience, specialty, type of practice and practice ownership.
4. Identify resources to enhance physicians' understanding of compensation
Roger Brown, PhD, AMA CME Program Committee
Katie Tinney, MEd, Program Development Administrator, AMA
Jim DeNuccio, MBA, Director of Physicians in Practice, AMA
Robert Pugach, MD, OMSS Governing Council Vice Chair, AMA
Jay Gregory, MD, OMSS Governing Council Chair, AMA
Arthur Snow, Jr, MD, OMSS Governing Council Member-at-Large A, AMA
James Goodyear, MD, OMSS Governing Council Secretary, AMA
Brian Johnston, MD, OMSS Governing Council Delegate, AMA
Bruce Johnson, JD, MPA
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education credit for physicians.
The American Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest as defined by the ACCME; therefore, there are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for the planners or faculty.
Should you have any questions regarding this activity please contact Kathryn Tinney at email@example.com or 312.464.5450
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