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About Steve Babitsky

Steven Babitsky, Esq. is a former trial lawyer who has trained thousands of physicians in the past 30 years. He has over 35 years of experience as a professional negotiator, has himself successfully made the switch from practicing law to a non-clinical career, and is an expert in networking, running a small business, medical-legal opportunities for physicians, responding to tough questions, persuasion skills, consulting, publishing, and turning ideas into money. He is the co-author of the book Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians.

Physicians Changing Careers: Networking Top 10 Tips

As many as 60-70% of jobs for physicians changing careers are the result of successful networking. Many of these physicians are now moving into non-clinical careers such as teaching, consulting, pharma, coaching, medical-legal, medical devices, compliance, and other careers. For example, this author recently identified 65 consulting niches alone for physicians to transition into. What do the experts recommend for effective networking? “The [...]

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How to Find and Land High Paying Non-Clinical Jobs

How to Find and Land High Paying Non-Clinical Jobs October 18, 2013 Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel & Conference Center, Rosemont, IL   Executive Summary This hands-on, intensive workshop will show physicians contemplating a career change how to locate and land lucrative nonclinical positions. The focus is on finding and landing jobs paying as much or more than clinical medicine. The course will [...]

Negotiation Skills for Physicians

Negotiating Skills for Physicians Thursday, October 17, 2013 Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel & Conference Center, Rosemont, IL   When switching careers or starting a new business you unfortunately are not compensated on what you know or deserve. You are compensated on how well you negotiate. Negotiating Skills For Physicians will provide you with the negotiation skills you need and give you an [...]

Physicians Switching Careers to a Health Plan Employee

Physicians who have had enough with clinical practice frequently consider what life as an employee at a health plan would be. Matthew F. McManus, MD speaking at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference addressed the issue of salary expectations: What Might I Expect to Earn as a Health Plan Employee Very wide variation but base salaries tend to run $160-$230K depending on [...]

Jobs for Physicians in Disability Insurance

What career opportunities are available to physicians in the disability insurance field? With the aging population and the increasing number of Americans seeking disability, the disability field is rapidly expanding, needing more and more physicians. Constantine Gean, MD, speaking at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference listed just a few of the opportunities available to physicians: Private Disability Insurance  Disability Assessment      IME [...]

How Physicians Can Change Their CV to a Resume

Physicians Career Change: Resume Needed   Physicians who are considering a career change transitioning into a non-clinical career will need a resume as opposed to their CV.   How can physicians change their CV into a resume that works? Here is what Deb Dib, the CEO Coach, recommended at the SEAK Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference:   PHYSICIAN CV TO RESUME QUICK TIPS   [...]

Medical Career Transition: Shift Happens

A CRISIS IN AMERICAN MEDICINE By: Peter Moskowitz, MD The practice milieu and the emotional profile and coping strategies of physicians are undergoing rapid change.  There is growing and widespread career dissatisfaction.  Increasing stress and burnout, medical disability claims, premature retirement, and alternative career planning by physicians are some of the secondary signs of this growing crisis in American medicine. BACKGROUND: PHYSICIAN CAREER [...]

Advice for physicians looking to get into medical communications

SEAK faculty member who is a physician owner of a medical communications company answers the question: What advice would you give to physicians who are considering leaving clinical medicine and getting a non-clinical job in the medical communications field?   I would say that the biggest piece of advice is to take your time and research your options. Too often people reach the [...]

What does a physician working in a medical communications company do?

SEAK faculty member who is a physician owner of a medical communications company answers the question: What does a physician in non-clinical job with a medical communications company do?   Generally, a physician will work in either apposition of a medical director or a medical writer. I think the medical writer is a little bit more straightforward. Obviously people do various types of [...]