Webinars
Career Focus Series Part 1: Finding the Ideal Academic Job
December 8, 2016

This webinar will feature a discussion focusing on finding an ideal academic cardiovascular job. Jeffrey Kuvin, MD, FACC, Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, will host the webinar. Dr. Kuvin is the Chair of ACC's Lifelong Learning Oversight Committee (ACC Education) as well as Chair of the Annual Scientific Sessions. He is a former fellowship program director and GME director. Dr. Kuvin will highlight issues regarding the transition from fellowship to becoming an attending cardiologist, and will focus on keys to finding an ideal academic medical center and job.

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The Business Side of Cardiology: Coding and Documentation
December 8, 2016

This webcast focuses on the ins and outs of coding and documentation and why it is so important, not only in ensuring you are paid for what you do, but also in determining the risk scores of the patients you care for. We will review exactly how a CPT code is paid for and how ICD 10 codes play a role. We will examine the various fee schedules that determine how you are paid as physicians as well as how you can impact their development. This enlightening (and fun) webcast will help you prepare for practice regardless of whether you will be employed, independent, or academic. Join us as we explore the other side of cardiology!

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What to Expect at the 2016 ACC Legislative Conference
December 8, 2016

Hear Dr. Sandy Lewis and Dr. Anthony Hilliard rundown what to expect at the Legislative Conference and how to get the most out of your attendance. ACC's signature advocacy event, the Legislative Conference is a fast-paced, highly interactive program that will give you up to the minute information on ACC's advocacy activities and prepare you to head to Capitol Hill with your colleagues to take cardiology's message directly to Congress. This webinar will have you primed for your trip to Washington.

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How to Transition from Fellowship to Your First Job
December 8, 2016

This webinar will focus on the practical challenges of being an early career physician and things to watch for while making the transition from fellowship to your first job. It will also highlight considerations for practical issues like navigating the business aspect of medicine, combining clinical and research interests, obtaining time for research, and forming successful mentoring relationships.

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Financial Planning: Demystifying Disability and Life Insurance
December 8, 2016

Join us for an informative evening on the key financial concepts in disability and life insurance. This webinar is intended to provide cardiologists and FITs an in-depth understanding of both these insurances and the common pitfalls to avoid while purchasing them.

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Contract-Negotiation-101
December 8, 2016

Negotiating a new compensation contract? Make sure you're prepared. This webinar covers the basics of contract negotiation and the questions you need to be sure to ask. We'll outline the homework you need to do and the data you need to bring to the table to ensure a successful negotiation. Leave with knowledge on what benefits you should expect to see in your contract and how to make progress to your advantage without looking greedy. The webinar covers the differences in negotiations for private, integrated and academic groups.

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Transitioning to Value-Based Care: Challenges and Opportunities
December 8, 2016

"Transitioning to Value-Based Care: Challenges and Opportunities" will demonstrate that, in health care, the days of business as usual are over. This webcast will support the premise that cost and outcomes of care matters and that the market is moving to competition based on value. A good brand alone is no longer enough.

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Compensation 101
December 8, 2016

Learn why the determinants of physician compensation is fundamental to all cardiologists, independent of the stage of their career, their sub-specialty, practice setting (academic vs private practice, integrated vs independent), and geographic location.

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How to Get Involved with Advocacy
December 8, 2016

Learn about how to get involved in ACC Adovcacy. You will hear from a panel of Early Career members, FIT members, and advocacy staff about how and why it is important to get involved.

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Financial Strategies for Physicians
December 8, 2016

This webinar will focus on prioritizing your financial needs in Fellowship and the three methods of diversifying a financial plan. Learning Objectives include: Differentiate good debt vs. bad debt and learn how to calculate the cost of borrowing on a debt; Identify types of risks you should insure with an insurance policy versus the risks you should self-insure; Determine how to match your investments to your time horizons; and Identify the differences between pre-tax and post-tax retirement plans.

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Malpractice: Protecting Yourself in the Era of Defensive Medicine
December 8, 2016

As healthcare delivery continues to change, and with the progression of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), cardiovascular professionals face a growing number of liability risks. It's important to understand how to protect yourself from a professional liability claim. For some cardiovascular professionals, your employment contract may include a certain amount of coverage--but is it enough? Attend this webinar to gain the answers to your burning questions surrounding medical professional liability preparedness.