Making the Decision to Become Employed

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Melbourne D. Boynton, MD; David L. Cannon, MD; and Charles A. Goldfarb, MD

Based on data from the AAOS member census, from 2010 to 2012, about 400 orthopaedic surgeons in the United States moved from a private practice to an employed practice model. For some orthopaedic surgeons the transition was easy; others struggled with the loss of autonomy.

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