Physician Compensation

Discovery Resource # ST-03
Resource Topic: Physician Compensation
Planning Tools: Survival Tool
Career Phase: Learn
Description: Analyzing compensation by each factor
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There are a variety of compensation packages available in the healthcare industry today. Just as you reviewed in our job transitions chapter, this is not a “one size fits all” process. Understanding the types of compensation packages and their fundamental differences is key to ensuring your ability to determine which offer is in your best interest.
  • Learn how employers determine compensation packages.
  • Generate questions to ask the employer before making a decision.
  • Understand how compensation is impacted by geographic location, demographic classification, practice type, practice ownership, and medical specialty.
  • Learn how compensation methods impact a physician’s financial bottom line.
  • Differentiate between various production-based models.