Physicians' lack of business training threatens private practice success

Nov 01, 2004, 5:00am

Newport Beach, Calif. - The courses of study required of medical students are thorough, focused and exhaustive, which they should be. It's safe to say that the vast majority of medical students graduate from their respective institutions thoroughly prepared to enter into a career that requires commitment, long hours and frequent continuing education courses to keep up with the constant advances in surgical procedures, treatments and pharmaceutical discoveries.