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My personal journey through burnout revealed the transformative power of coaching. In our one-on-one sessions, I provide a safe and confidential space for physicians to share their challenges, envision their goals, and develop actionable strategies to achieve them. Let’s work together to turn your dreams into reality.

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Miguel Angel Villagra-Diaz, MD FACP, FHM • Internal Medicine

Hi!

I'm Dr. Miguel Villagra

My personal journey through burnout revealed the transformative power of coaching. In our one-on-one sessions, I provide a safe and confidential space for physicians to share their challenges, envision their goals, and develop actionable strategies to achieve them. Let’s work together to turn your dreams into reality.

As a certified physician life coach and Positive Intelligence Coach™, I provide a personalized, holistic approach tailored to your unique needs. Uncover a renewed passion for medicine, achieve professional growth, and find balance in your life.

My expertise extends beyond the hospital setting, encompassing diverse fields such as real estate, digital health, and artificial intelligence, to offer you a well-rounded coaching experience.

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  • Personal Growth: Evolving into a better version of oneself.

  • Clarity in Decision-Making.

  • Due diligence meets intuition.

  • Enhanced Productivity: Being more efficient and effective in daily tasks and long-term projects.

Find out how coaching can propel you forward!

  • Many high achievers, from top CEOs to elite athletes use coaches to optimize their performance.

  • Coaching is more forward-looking and action-oriented, focusing on creating a roadmap for success.

  • ROI of coaching, both in tangible (increased productivity, better decision-making) and intangible ways (improved well-being, clarity of purpose).

  • Personalized approach in coaching, tailored strategies, and the importance of accountability.

Common Myths About Coaching

  • “I don’t need coaching; it's for those who are struggling."

  • "Coaching is just like therapy."

  • “Coaching is expensive and not worth the investment."

  • "I can just read self-help books or watch motivational videos."

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The Optimization Perspective for Physicians Entrepreneurs

  • Personal Growth: Evolving into a better version of oneself.

  • Clarity in Decision-Making.

  • Due diligence meets intuition.

  • Enhanced Productivity: Being more efficient and effective in daily tasks and long-term projects.

Find out how coaching can propel you forward!

  • Many high achievers, from top CEOs to elite athletes use coaches to optimize their performance.

  • Coaching is more forward-looking and action-oriented, focusing on creating a roadmap for success.

  • ROI of coaching, both in tangible (increased productivity, better decision-making) and intangible ways (improved well-being, clarity of purpose).

  • Personalized approach in coaching, tailored strategies, and the importance of accountability.

Common Myths About Coaching

  • “I don’t need coaching; it's for those who are struggling."

  • "Coaching is just like therapy."

  • “Coaching is expensive and not worth the investment."

  • "I can just read self-help books or watch motivational videos."

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Effect of a professional coaching intervention on the well-being and distress of physicians:

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Objective: effect of individualized coaching on the well-being of physicians.

Design: a pilot randomized clinical trial involving 88 practicing physicians in Mayo clinic.

Interventions: a total of 6 coaching sessions facilitated by a professional coach.

Main Outcomes and Measures: burnout, quality of life, resilience, job satisfaction, engagement, meaning at work using established metrics.

Conclusions and Relevance: professional coaching may be an effective way to reduce emotional exhaustion and overall burnout as well as improve quality of life and resilience for some physicians.

Effect of a professional coaching intervention on the well-being and distress of physicians:

A Pilot Randomized Critical Trial

Objective: effect of individualized coaching on the well-being of physicians.

Design: a pilot randomized clinical trial involving 88 practicing physicians in Mayo clinic.

Interventions: a total of 6 coaching sessions facilitated by a professional coach.

Main Outcomes and Measures: burnout, quality of life, resilience, job satisfaction, engagement, meaning at work using established metrics.

Conclusions and Relevance: professional coaching may be an effective way to reduce emotional exhaustion and overall burnout as well as improve quality of life and resilience for some physicians.

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As a hospitalist, telemedicine and certified physician life coach, I've discovered some incredible AI-enhanced productivity tools. From summarizing meetings to generating blog posts, these tools have transformed how I work. Ready to revolutionize your productivity? Join me on a journey through the latest AI tools and how they can boost your efficiency at work and home.


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Mastering Contract Negotiation: 10 Essential Tips for Physicians

Mastering Contract Negotiation: 10 Essential Tips for Physicians

July 01, 20246 min read

As physicians, we often focus on honing our clinical skills, but navigating the complexities of contract negotiation is equally crucial for a successful and fulfilling career. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to make a career move, understanding how to negotiate effectively can significantly impact your professional and personal life. Here are ten (10) essential tips to help you secure the best possible terms in your physician contract. 

Introduction: 

Negotiating a contract can be daunting, but it’s a critical skill every physician must master. When I received my first contract, I was overwhelmed by the legal jargon and the sheer number of clauses. It wasn’t just about the salary; it was about securing a fair and comprehensive agreement that would set the stage for my entire career. Through trial and error and a lot of research, I’ve gathered these ten essential tips that can help you navigate and succeed in your contract negotiations. 

Contract Negotiation for Physicians

1. Recognize the impact of negotiation skills on your career. 

Negotiation involves more than just discussing salary; it encompasses all aspects of your employment. From working conditions to professional growth opportunities, every detail in your contract matters. Ensuring a fair and comprehensive contract lays the foundation for a successful and satisfying career. It’s crucial to approach negotiations with a clear understanding of your worth and the value you bring to the organization. 

2. Understand Physician-Specific Contract Types 

Physicians may encounter several types of contracts, each with unique elements. Common contracts include: 

Employment contracts are typically used when joining hospitals or clinics. These contracts cover salary, benefits, job responsibilities, and termination clauses. 

Partnership agreements are common in private or group practices. They detail ownership percentages, profit-sharing, and decision-making processes. 

Locum Tenens Contracts: For temporary assignments, specifying duration, compensation, and travel arrangements. 

Understanding the differences helps you know what to look for and what to negotiate in each type. 

3. Utilize resources like the MGMA Physician Compensation Report, Medscape, and Doximity for market research. 

Before entering negotiations, research industry standards for physician compensation in your specialty and geographic area. Resources like the MGMA Physician Compensation Report, Medscape, and Doximity can provide valuable benchmarks. Knowledge of market rates empowers you to negotiate confidently and ensure you’re being offered a fair package. 

Doximity

4. Recognize the power of knowing your BATNA (best alternative negotiation agreement) in negotiations. 

Knowing your BATNA gives you leverage. It’s essential to have a clear understanding of your alternatives if the negotiation doesn’t go as planned. Whether it’s another job offer or staying in your current position, having a solid backup plan enables you to negotiate from a position of strength and walk away if necessary. 

BATNA Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement

5. Secure legal guidance for healthcare contract review. 

Engaging a healthcare attorney to review your contract is a crucial investment in protecting your interests. Legal professionals can identify potential red flags and ensure the contract adheres to healthcare laws and regulations. They can help you avoid pitfalls and protect your interests, ensuring that the terms are fair and favorable. 

6. Focus on essential contract elements like job description, term and termination, restrictive covenants, professional liability, dispute resolution, and compensation. 

Job Description: Specific duties, expectations, and performance metrics. 

Term and Termination: Duration of the contract, renewal terms, and grounds for termination. 

Restrictive Covenants: non-compete clauses, non-solicitation agreements, and confidentiality clauses. 

Professional Liability: Malpractice insurance coverage and indemnification clauses. 

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration clauses, jurisdiction, and legal recourse. 

Compensation and Benefits: Salary, bonuses, health insurance, and retirement plans. 

Each element can significantly impact your professional and personal lives, so it’s crucial to ensure they are clearly defined and fair. 

7. Explore additional negotiation aspects beyond salary in physician contracts. 

While salary is important, other aspects of your employment can be equally impactful. Consider work-life balance, call schedules, professional development opportunities, and leadership positions. Negotiating these aspects ensures a more comprehensive and satisfying career package that supports both your professional and personal lives. 

8. Understand the various components of compensation models for clarity. 

Understand the compensation models offered: 

Salary vs. Productivity-Based Compensation: Ensure you know how your pay will be calculated and the implications of each model. 

Bonus Structures: Clarify how bonuses are earned and paid out. 

Employment Status: Understand whether you’ll be an employee or independent contractor, as this affects benefits and taxes. 

Clearly defined compensation models help avoid misunderstandings and ensure fair remuneration. 

employment status

9. Apply practical communication strategies such as tactical empathy, mirroring, labeling, and calibrated questions. 

Effective communication is key to successful negotiation. Here are some strategies, along with specific examples and scenarios, to illustrate their impact: 

·         Tactical Empathy: Understand and acknowledge the feelings and perspectives of your counterpart to build trust. 

o    Example: During a negotiation for reduced on-call hours, acknowledge the hospital’s staffing challenges by saying, “I understand the difficulties in managing call schedules with limited staff, but reducing my on-call hours would significantly improve my work-life balance and overall job satisfaction.”

 

·         Mirroring: Subtly imitate the other party’s words and body language to build rapport. 

o    Example: If the employer says, “We need a physician who can handle a high patient volume,” you might respond with, “A high patient volume?” This shows you’re listening and encourages them to provide more details, which you can then address. 

 

·         Labeling: Identify and verbalize the other party’s emotions and concerns to defuse negative emotions. 

o    Example: If the employer seems hesitant about offering a higher salary, you could say, “It sounds like budget constraints are a significant concern.” This helps bring the issue to the forefront and opens the door for finding a mutually acceptable solution. 

 

·         Calibrated Questions: Use open-ended questions to engage the counterpart and gather information. 

o    Example: Instead of asking, “Can you increase my salary?” you might ask, “What factors are considered when determining salary adjustments?” This type of question encourages the employer to provide insights that can guide your negotiation strategy. 

 

10. Recognize and avoid common pitfalls in physician contract negotiations. 

Avoid these common mistakes: 

Accepting the First Offer: Always negotiate for better terms. 

Focusing solely on salary: Consider the entire package, including benefits and working conditions. 

Failing to Prepare: Preparation is crucial for effective negotiation. 

Letting Emotions Take Over: Keep emotions in check and stay focused on your objectives. 

Neglecting Legal and Professional Advice: Seek guidance from mentors or legal professionals. 

By being aware of these pitfalls, you can navigate the negotiation process more effectively and secure a better contract. 

Conclusion: 

Contract negotiation is a critical step in shaping your career and achieving professional satisfaction. Understanding the key elements, conducting thorough research, and implementing effective communication strategies are crucial for negotiating a contract that aligns with your needs and establishes a strong foundation for a successful career. Always keep in mind that preparation and confidence are the most valuable assets in any negotiation. 

Although negotiating a contract may appear daunting, these tips can empower you to approach it confidently and secure terms that promote both your professional advancement and personal well-being. 

Watch our previous webinar about "Contract Negotiation for Physicians". 👇

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Mastering Contract Negotiation: 10 Essential Tips for Physicians

Mastering Contract Negotiation: 10 Essential Tips for Physicians

July 01, 20246 min read

As physicians, we often focus on honing our clinical skills, but navigating the complexities of contract negotiation is equally crucial for a successful and fulfilling career. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to make a career move, understanding how to negotiate effectively can significantly impact your professional and personal life. Here are ten (10) essential tips to help you secure the best possible terms in your physician contract. 

Introduction: 

Negotiating a contract can be daunting, but it’s a critical skill every physician must master. When I received my first contract, I was overwhelmed by the legal jargon and the sheer number of clauses. It wasn’t just about the salary; it was about securing a fair and comprehensive agreement that would set the stage for my entire career. Through trial and error and a lot of research, I’ve gathered these ten essential tips that can help you navigate and succeed in your contract negotiations. 

Contract Negotiation for Physicians

1. Recognize the impact of negotiation skills on your career. 

Negotiation involves more than just discussing salary; it encompasses all aspects of your employment. From working conditions to professional growth opportunities, every detail in your contract matters. Ensuring a fair and comprehensive contract lays the foundation for a successful and satisfying career. It’s crucial to approach negotiations with a clear understanding of your worth and the value you bring to the organization. 

2. Understand Physician-Specific Contract Types 

Physicians may encounter several types of contracts, each with unique elements. Common contracts include: 

Employment contracts are typically used when joining hospitals or clinics. These contracts cover salary, benefits, job responsibilities, and termination clauses. 

Partnership agreements are common in private or group practices. They detail ownership percentages, profit-sharing, and decision-making processes. 

Locum Tenens Contracts: For temporary assignments, specifying duration, compensation, and travel arrangements. 

Understanding the differences helps you know what to look for and what to negotiate in each type. 

3. Utilize resources like the MGMA Physician Compensation Report, Medscape, and Doximity for market research. 

Before entering negotiations, research industry standards for physician compensation in your specialty and geographic area. Resources like the MGMA Physician Compensation Report, Medscape, and Doximity can provide valuable benchmarks. Knowledge of market rates empowers you to negotiate confidently and ensure you’re being offered a fair package. 

Doximity

4. Recognize the power of knowing your BATNA (best alternative negotiation agreement) in negotiations. 

Knowing your BATNA gives you leverage. It’s essential to have a clear understanding of your alternatives if the negotiation doesn’t go as planned. Whether it’s another job offer or staying in your current position, having a solid backup plan enables you to negotiate from a position of strength and walk away if necessary. 

BATNA Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement

5. Secure legal guidance for healthcare contract review. 

Engaging a healthcare attorney to review your contract is a crucial investment in protecting your interests. Legal professionals can identify potential red flags and ensure the contract adheres to healthcare laws and regulations. They can help you avoid pitfalls and protect your interests, ensuring that the terms are fair and favorable. 

6. Focus on essential contract elements like job description, term and termination, restrictive covenants, professional liability, dispute resolution, and compensation. 

Job Description: Specific duties, expectations, and performance metrics. 

Term and Termination: Duration of the contract, renewal terms, and grounds for termination. 

Restrictive Covenants: non-compete clauses, non-solicitation agreements, and confidentiality clauses. 

Professional Liability: Malpractice insurance coverage and indemnification clauses. 

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration clauses, jurisdiction, and legal recourse. 

Compensation and Benefits: Salary, bonuses, health insurance, and retirement plans. 

Each element can significantly impact your professional and personal lives, so it’s crucial to ensure they are clearly defined and fair. 

7. Explore additional negotiation aspects beyond salary in physician contracts. 

While salary is important, other aspects of your employment can be equally impactful. Consider work-life balance, call schedules, professional development opportunities, and leadership positions. Negotiating these aspects ensures a more comprehensive and satisfying career package that supports both your professional and personal lives. 

8. Understand the various components of compensation models for clarity. 

Understand the compensation models offered: 

Salary vs. Productivity-Based Compensation: Ensure you know how your pay will be calculated and the implications of each model. 

Bonus Structures: Clarify how bonuses are earned and paid out. 

Employment Status: Understand whether you’ll be an employee or independent contractor, as this affects benefits and taxes. 

Clearly defined compensation models help avoid misunderstandings and ensure fair remuneration. 

employment status

9. Apply practical communication strategies such as tactical empathy, mirroring, labeling, and calibrated questions. 

Effective communication is key to successful negotiation. Here are some strategies, along with specific examples and scenarios, to illustrate their impact: 

·         Tactical Empathy: Understand and acknowledge the feelings and perspectives of your counterpart to build trust. 

o    Example: During a negotiation for reduced on-call hours, acknowledge the hospital’s staffing challenges by saying, “I understand the difficulties in managing call schedules with limited staff, but reducing my on-call hours would significantly improve my work-life balance and overall job satisfaction.”

 

·         Mirroring: Subtly imitate the other party’s words and body language to build rapport. 

o    Example: If the employer says, “We need a physician who can handle a high patient volume,” you might respond with, “A high patient volume?” This shows you’re listening and encourages them to provide more details, which you can then address. 

 

·         Labeling: Identify and verbalize the other party’s emotions and concerns to defuse negative emotions. 

o    Example: If the employer seems hesitant about offering a higher salary, you could say, “It sounds like budget constraints are a significant concern.” This helps bring the issue to the forefront and opens the door for finding a mutually acceptable solution. 

 

·         Calibrated Questions: Use open-ended questions to engage the counterpart and gather information. 

o    Example: Instead of asking, “Can you increase my salary?” you might ask, “What factors are considered when determining salary adjustments?” This type of question encourages the employer to provide insights that can guide your negotiation strategy. 

 

10. Recognize and avoid common pitfalls in physician contract negotiations. 

Avoid these common mistakes: 

Accepting the First Offer: Always negotiate for better terms. 

Focusing solely on salary: Consider the entire package, including benefits and working conditions. 

Failing to Prepare: Preparation is crucial for effective negotiation. 

Letting Emotions Take Over: Keep emotions in check and stay focused on your objectives. 

Neglecting Legal and Professional Advice: Seek guidance from mentors or legal professionals. 

By being aware of these pitfalls, you can navigate the negotiation process more effectively and secure a better contract. 

Conclusion: 

Contract negotiation is a critical step in shaping your career and achieving professional satisfaction. Understanding the key elements, conducting thorough research, and implementing effective communication strategies are crucial for negotiating a contract that aligns with your needs and establishes a strong foundation for a successful career. Always keep in mind that preparation and confidence are the most valuable assets in any negotiation. 

Although negotiating a contract may appear daunting, these tips can empower you to approach it confidently and secure terms that promote both your professional advancement and personal well-being. 

Watch our previous webinar about "Contract Negotiation for Physicians". 👇

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RevitalizeMD is a specialized mentorship program designed to empower physicians by providing guidance on career transitions, managing burnout, and achieving holistic well-being.

Who is the program for?

Specifically tailored for physicians and physician assistants, RevitalizeMD addresses the unique challenges and aspirations faced by medical professionals.

What are the benefits of joining RevitalizeMD?

Participants gain personalized support, practical strategies, and access to a supportive community, all aimed at helping them reach their personal and professional goals.

How many coaching sessions does the program include?

The program comprises six private coaching sessions covering essential topics like self-discovery, work-life integration, resilience, empowerment, time management, wellness, and overcoming setbacks.

Who will be coaching me?

You will be coached by a Certified Physician Life Coach and Positive Intelligence Coach with extensive experience in assisting professionals, ensuring expert guidance tailored to your unique needs.

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What is RevitalizeMD?

RevitalizeMD is a specialized mentorship program designed to empower physicians by providing guidance on career transitions, managing burnout, and achieving holistic well-being.

Who is the program for?

Specifically tailored for physicians and physician assistants, RevitalizeMD addresses the unique challenges and aspirations faced by medical professionals.

What are the benefits of joining RevitalizeMD?

Participants gain personalized support, practical strategies, and access to a supportive community, all aimed at helping them reach their personal and professional goals.

How many coaching sessions does the program include?

The program comprises four private coaching sessions covering essential topics like self-discovery, work-life integration, resilience, empowerment, time management, wellness, and overcoming setbacks.

Who will be coaching me?

You will be coached by a Certified Physician Life Coach and Positive Intelligence Coach with extensive experience in assisting professionals, ensuring expert guidance tailored to your unique needs.

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For more details on enrolling in RevitalizeMD, please contact us at 📩 [email protected] or 📲 (505) 433-7130.

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