Arlen D. Meyers, MD, MBA
Professor, University of Colorado
CEO, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE)
Who?
Those who are unable or unwilling to continue what
they are doing now
Unable because of disability, FMG status and ...
Why?
Too much brain damage practicing in the current
environment
Can’t make it up in volume
Lack of personal gratificat...
When
The young and the restless (medical school grads,
residents and those who have finished training within
the last 5 y...
How
1. Take a history
2. Do an exam of your assets
3. Make a diagnosis
4. Devise a treatment plan
5. Execute the trea...
What are your options?
Entrepreneurship
Alternative careers in bioscience and medicine
Alternative careers that have no...
Good luck and questions
Arlen.meyers@ucdenver.edu
Society of Physician Entrepreneurs at
www.sopenet.org
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Alternative career planning for doctors and medical students

  1. 1. Arlen D. Meyers, MD, MBA Professor, University of Colorado CEO, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE)
  2. 2. Who? Those who are unable or unwilling to continue what they are doing now Unable because of disability, FMG status and unable to practice in the US, loss of licensure or revocation or privileges or financial hardship, personal circumstance (divorce) or bankruptcy.
  3. 3. Why? Too much brain damage practicing in the current environment Can’t make it up in volume Lack of personal gratification or no longer fulfulls psychic needs More options now than ever
  4. 4. When The young and the restless (medical school grads, residents and those who have finished training within the last 5 years) The desperados (those our 6-20 years) The old and the grumpy ( those who are at the end of their clinical careers)
  5. 5. How 1. Take a history 2. Do an exam of your assets 3. Make a diagnosis 4. Devise a treatment plan 5. Execute the treatment plan and monitor response to therapy 6. Change plan if no response to therapy
  6. 6. What are your options? Entrepreneurship Alternative careers in bioscience and medicine Alternative careers that have nothing to do with bioscience and medicine
  7. 7. Good luck and questions Arlen.meyers@ucdenver.edu Society of Physician Entrepreneurs at www.sopenet.org

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