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Building a Successful Practice – Chicago, IL

December 16, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - December 17, 2023 @ 6:30 pm

National Course

The Foundation for Physician Advancement (FPA) courses focus on building critical knowledge and leadership skills for young surgeons to advocate for themselves and their patients.

This two-day program will discuss preparing for, and building, a practice in today’s healthcare setting and incorporates short panels, small table discussion groups, cadaver, and skills labs. This is a non-CME program.


  • Michael Ast, MD, FAAOS – Industry Liaison Chair
  • Antonia Chen, MD, MBA, FAOA, FAAOS – Program Director
  • Brian Culp, MD, FAAOS – Program Outreach Chair
  • Chad Krueger, MD, FAOA, FAAOS, FAAHKS
  • Frank Phillips, MD, FAAOS
  • Marney Reid – Executive Director
  • Augustus (AJ) Rush III, MD
  • Linda Suleiman, MD, FAAOS – Innovation Chair
  • Neil Sheth, MD, FACS, FAOA, FAAOS
  • Leigh-Ann Tu, MD
  • Richard Yoon, MD, FAAOS, FIOTA – Program Outreach Chair

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  • Practice Models: How To Find Your Ideal Job
  • Interviews: When do you start, Tips and Tricks
  • Your First Years in Practice: Building and Branding
  • Partnering With Industry – Dinner Program
  • Introduction to employment contracts
  • Assessing New Products or Technology
  • Billing and Coding
  • ASC Migration Considerations
  • Operations 101: Understanding the P&L
  • Leading Through Influence: The Importance of EQ
  • Value-Based Care & Advocacy Engagement
  • Private Equity and Super Groups
  • Investment 101: Knowing Your Options
  • Meet The FPA Sponsors


    December 16, 2023 @ 3:30 pm
    December 17, 2023 @ 6:30 pm