Why Become An Associate?• To Learn! - Continued Education• To have a Mentor• Observe Experienced Doctor• Speed Proficiency• Benefit from Doctor’s Mistakes• Learn a Practice System• Focus on Doctoring• Secure your present and your future
Solid White• Established Senior Doctor• New Associate Doctor• Two Distinct Practices• Assoc Doctor starts and cares for their own patients• Coverage and limited over-flow
Double Yellow• Established Senior Doctor Phasing - Out• New Associate Doctor Taking Over• Senior Doctor Retiring• Assoc Doctor overtakes Sr. Doctorover time• Assoc Doctor Buys Practice
Broken White• Established Senior Doctor• New Associate Doctor• Blending practice• Assoc Doctor shares patients w Senior Doctor• Coverage and Over-flow
Multiple Lanes Broken White• Established Senior Doctor• Multiple Associate Doctors• Blending practices• Assoc Doctors share patients w Senior Doctor• Coverage and Over-flow “Associate Program”
The Associate Program• Established Senior Doctor• Energetic / Passionate / Business Minded• Mature Practice / Solid Systems• Solid Well-Trained Team• Sustainable and Scalable• Academic Environment• “Totem Pole”
Exit Right• Established Senior Doctor• Associate Doctor Groomed forLaunch and Start-Up of Satellite• Assoc Runs Satellite• Assoc Doctor Buys Clinic• Repeat
Exit Left• Established Senior Doctor• Associate Doctor Groomed forTake-Over of Existing Practice• Senior Doctor starts newlocation• Assoc Doctor Buys OriginalClinic
ARCHETYPES OF DOCTORS• What kind of Doctor are you?• How do you like to practice?• What is the ideal match for you in an Associate Relationship?• What is the compliment archetype for you?• What are you looking for?
Cruisey Cadillac• Established “Old Timer” - Classic• Low Stress / Easy Going• Old School• Mentor
Old Jelopy• Established “Old Timer”• Ready to go fishing
Sports Car• Fast and Furious• High Energy• Growth Oriented• Leader / Driver
Pick Up Truck• Work Horse• High Capacity• Hard Worker• Rugged Team Player
Sport Utility Vehicle • Utility Player • Does all things well • Flexible and Dynamic
ARCHETYPES OF PRACTICES• What is your practice like today?• What would you like to create?• What are you ready to build?• What would you like to sustain?