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I-23: Two Sides of the Same CoinPhysician-Employer and Physician-Employee Perspectives on Employment Contracting

Learning Objectives
1. Discuss the differences and similarities in physician-employer and physician-employee preferences for employment arrangements and contracting
2. Identify employment contract provisions that are most likely to cause tension between physician employers and physician employees
3. Recognize peer review as a way of balancing fairness, immunities, and quality improvement
4. Articulate how physician employers and physician employees can best negotiate contracts that work for both parties
1 Credit CME

This is a live activity that occurred on November 10, 2023. If you attended this activity in person and would like to claim CME credit or a certificate of participation, please click “Take Quiz”.

Join the Private Practice Physicians Section and Elizabeth A. Snelson, Esq., author of the AMA's newly revised Physicians' Guide to Hospital Employment Contracts, for a discussion on the differing perspectives of physician employers and physician employees on employment arrangements and contracting. Gain valuable insights that will help you navigate the intricacies of physician employment contracts and foster better working relationships in your medical practice.

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Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this Course activity for a maximum of 1.00  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:

  • 1.00 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;;
  • 1.00 Self-Assessment points in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s (ABOHNS) Continuing Certification program;
  • 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;
  • 1.00 Lifelong Learning points in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Continuing Certification program; and
  • 1.00 credit toward the CME of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program

It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.


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