Swipe Right, Then Unfriend: Managing Medical Staff Issues in Today’s Complicated Relationship with Employed Physicians

Date: 03/14/24
Time: 2:00-3:30 PM ET

* Please Note: registration closes at 11:59 PM ET the day before the live event. No further registrations will be accepted once registration has been closed *

Live closed captions are available.

Overview: This webinar aims to provide the attendees with practical information on negotiating and maintaining contractual relationships with employed physicians while managing medical staff issues that can derail the employed relationship. The webinar will outline key issues to address in a physician employment agreement and explain why a health care organization should invest in maintaining robust physician employment agreements.  The webinar will also discuss how a health system’s medical staff can create opportunities and problems for managing a difficult employed physician.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the key elements of a physician employment agreement, including the scope of the arrangement, what belongs in an employment agreement and what doesn’t, and what key provisions should remain non-negotiable.
  • Describe the regulatory and contractual issues between physician employment agreements and medical staff obligations.
  • Explain the interplay between an employed physician and the medical staff process when a physician gets in trouble.

Speaker Information:

William GeorgeSystem Corporate Counsel, CommonSpirit Health

Brianne MatlockAssistant General Counsel, Essentia Health

Adam WhiteAssistant General CounselChildren's Nebraska


Moderator Information:

Tim CahillPartnerDinsmore & Shohl


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