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Building a Successful Practice – Charlotte, NC

February 17 @ 4:00 pm - February 19 @ 12:00 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 weekend 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
  • Neil Badlani, MD, MBA
  • Michael P. Bolognesi, MD, FAAOS
  • Brian Culp, MD, FAAOS – Program Director
  • Cynthia Emory, MD, MBA, FAOA, FAAOS – Program Outreach Chair
  • Ryan Nunley, MD, FAAOS – Program Outreach Chair
  • Marney Reid, Executive Director
  • Bryan Springer, MD – Innovation Chair
  • Megan Wolf, MD
  • Jessica Woodcock, MD
  • Richard Yoon, MD, FAAOS, FIOTA

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  • Practice Models and Interview Tips: Your Ideal Job
  • 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


    February 17 @ 4:00 pm
    February 19 @ 12:00 pm