Legal Eagle Strikes Again! Private Practices as Corporations

Welcome to the final episode on legal forms of organization for a medical practice. In the previous post (in case you missed it), I covered business structure options including sole proprietorship, partnerships (general and limited), LLCs, and LLPs. In this post, I’ll cover the remaining legal entities: private practices operating as corporations. The two corporate forms are C corporations and…


Your Business Structure Options for Private Radiology Practice: The Basics

Radiologists in private practice can be regarded as both physicians and a business. A radiology practice can use one of several legal forms of organization available to other types of businesses. It’s important to note, though, that the available forms and particular legal requirements or designations can vary significantly by state.  A radiology practice can legally organize in one of the…


Still Top Choice for Rad Grads—But is Allure of Private Practice Fading?

When you’re preparing to spread your radiologist wings and—practice, you face some vital decisions that will impact your future, namely, choosing the right practice type. In this next series of blog posts, we’ll explore the different practice types in greater depth with the aim of providing insights that may assist in your decision-making process and ultimately, empower you to feel confident…


Radiologist Burnout Blues and Impact on The Job Market

Where have all the radiologists gone? In 2019, employers of all practice types reported finding it more challenging to fill positions. The number of soon-to-retire radiologists is likely to play a significant role in changing workforce needs, according to the ACR. The increased rate of burnout among radiologists could also influence the number of radiologists practicing part-time or…


How Radiologists Practice: Shifting Trends in The Employment Landscape

In this post, we’ll take a quick look at recent trends in how radiologists practice and the employment landscape. Results of the workforce surveys conducted by the ACR Commission on Human Resources from 2011 to 2018 provide what might be considered a temperature check. The collective data provides key insights into today’s job market for radiologists. Below are some highlights from the…


Understanding Today’s Radiology Job Market: Volatility and The Residency Connection

The ups and downs in both the number of available radiology jobs and residency positions can make the prospect of navigating the job market seem more like a harrowing rollercoaster ride. The dramatic swings in the radiology job market, shown in the illustration below, are unlike those seen in other specialties like general surgery and internal medicine [1]. Naturally, this can have a…


Tips on Searching for Jobs in Radiology

Whether you’re just starting out in your radiology career or looking for a new radiology position, navigating the job market can be both an exciting and overwhelming process. As you embark on your search, you may be wondering, "where do I start?" This post will help answer that question. Below you’ll find a list of top sources for radiology job opportunities to kickstart your career quest.…