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2021 Virtual Series

These sessions have passed. 
Recordings of each sessions are available to IPS members.  Contact Kristen Malloy at kmalloy@ilpsych.org.

Many psychiatrists receive little, if any, training on the business aspects of psychiatric practice during their residency.  This educational series is designed to provide useful knowledge across a range of career needs, from early practice to closing a practice. We welcome all members to attend any sessions that strike their interest.

Session 1 - Interviewing and Contract Negotiations

Panel of Speakers:
-Dr. Christina Girgis: Hines VA, Loyola
-Dr. Jordan Romero: Meridian Psychiatric Partners
-Dr. Sudhakar Shenoy: Clarity Clinic
-Joseph Monahan, JD: Monahan Law Group LLC, contract law
-Moderator: Dr. Chandan Khandai, UIC


Session 2 - Private Practice 101

Panel of Experts:
-Dr. Kimberly Merenkov– private practice, Chicago
-Dr. Naomi Levy- private practice, Oak Park
-Dr. Lisa Korman– private practice, Skokie
-Dr. Jeff Abbott– private practice, Chicago
-Dr. Ndidi Onyejiaka- private practice, Chicago
-Moderator:  Dr. Chandan Khandai, UIC

Session 3 - Advocacy 101

Panel of Experts:
-Dr. Daniel Yohanna, U of C
-Mark Peysakhovich, IPS Lobbyist
-Amanda Chesley, JD, Senior Regional Director – Region 2, State Gov.’t Affairs, APA


Session 4 - From Good to Great Financial Planning for Physicians

Panel of Experts:
· Drew Coleman, CFA– Financial Planner
· Josh Markowitz- Financial Planner
· Angela Baker, VP, Professional Practice Group, Wintrust
Moderator: Joy Houston, MD

Session 5 - Retirement and Closing a Practice

Panel of Experts:
· Mark Ladner, MD
· David Cash, PRMS
· Robert Edger, MD
· Gunnbjorg Lavoll, MD
· Moderator: Joy Houston, MD

Questions?  Contact Kristen Malloy at kmalloy@ilpsych.org or 312-224-2600.
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