Transitioning from Fellowship to Practice

Tips for establishing an efficient orthopaedic practice

Maureen Leahy

“During fellowship, orthopaedic surgeons are highly focused on learning clinical principles, surgical techniques, and the art of medicine. It’s a lot like drinking from a fire hose,” said Kenneth J. Hunt, MD, of Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif. “As a result, we often take for granted the efficiencies that our mentors have built in to their practices and what’s involved in achieving them.”

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