The topic of contracts and compensation comes up a lot. There are various strategies around compensation, but many of them revolve around Relative Value Units or RVUs. You have no doubt heard about RVUs in some context. But what are they and do they matter? Here I break down how RVUs are calculated and how they impact your paycheck.
You’ve made it through med school and are knee-deep in residency — what comes next? Asset protection. You may be laughing to yourself thinking that asset protection is for the wealthy and all you have to show for your medical education right now is a pile of student debt, but remember a young urology resident or fellow’s greatest asset is likely his or her future income! It’s vital to be as prepared as possible for the unexpected. Let’s take a deeper dive into what type of insurance you should have and why you need it.
We have built an anonymous urologist compensation survey and database that will be a free resource for urologists, residents, and fellows. Our goal is to get to 1000 responses by July 1, 2022. We realize this is an enormous goal, but we believe it’s a worthy cause and hope you will, too. We will need your help to get the word out.
The first few years after residency or fellowship can set the tone for your financial future, and we want to help you make the healthy and productive money moves that will give you more confidence right out of the gate.
Here’s the guide all new urologists shouldn’t be without.
As urologists, we’ve spent decades in academic settings. We’ve obtained multiple degrees, worked in labs, published papers, and spent thousands of hours working and training at an academic medical center. Many residency programs do not provide much exposure to the world of private practice urology, so interviewing for private practice jobs may feel daunting and unfamiliar. To start, here are some questions to consider as you go into a private practice interview.
Congratulations to all the medical students who matched into Urology this week! To celebrate, we We will be giving away 5 copies of the 2022 edition of High-Yield Urology ($100 value) by Benjamin Dropkin, MD. Winners must be urology residents, urology fellows, or incoming urology interns. Details in blog post.
It’s been a long while since I have written a blog post on this site…in fact it has been nearly 7 years! I could enumerate the reasons for the gap, but in short I’ve been busy. There are many who may be new to the site, and to you I say: “Welcome!” To many others, I welcome you back.
Your ability to generate revenue in any type of practice depends highly on the throughput of the system. If the system is not designed correctly or if it’s not staffed sufficiently, then your clinic will be inefficient and sub-profitable no matter how hard or fast you work.