Understanding Physician Employment Contracts CME-Open to Members & Non-Members

Understanding Physician Employment Contracts-CME Open to Members & Non-Members

Wednesday, May 31 at 7:00 pm-Virtual via Zoom 

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Wednesday, May 31 at 7:00 pm-Virtual via Zoom 

Stephen H. Kaufman, JD
Co-Founding Partner of RKW Law Group

Gene M. Ransom, JD
CEO of MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society


This entertaining and informative VIRTUAL presentation will explain the business, financial and personal issues underlying physician employment contracts. Through explanation, example and humor, you will learn the pitfalls and traps of employment contracts and how to avoid them. This lecture is a must for every doctor thinking of taking a new job.


About Our Speakers


Mr. Kaufman represents physicians locally and nationwide in a wide variety of matters, including employment and partnership contracts, licensing issues, and litigation. Mr. Kaufman is an author and lectures frequently on health and employment related matters at hospitals and for various professional associations and private groups. He received his J.D. (cum laude) from Cornell University and his BA from the State University of New York Albany.





Mr. Ransom works to implement MedChi’s mission as an advocate for physicians, patients and the public health of Maryland. MedChi is the largest physician organization in Maryland; it currently represents over 8,200 Maryland physicians. He graduated cum laude from The University of Maryland with honors in economics, and the University of Baltimore School of Law.



CME Learning Objectives 

  • Acquire industry specific knowledge applicable to the negotiability of employment contracts.
  • Recognize the benefits of negotiation that navigate beyond the financial aspect.
  • Analyze the fundamental parts of a typical employment contract including: working conditions, termination of employment, compensation, non-competition agreements, and malpractice insurance.
  • Evaluate the differing economic issues and objectives of an employer and propose ways to bridge gaps.

 If you have questions, contact Russel Kujan or Kana Neibert at the Baltimore County Medical Association, rkujan@medchi.org or at 410-296-1232. 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through Baltimore County Medical Association. Baltimore County Medical Association is accredited by MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians. The BCMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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