What You Need to Know About Joining a Group Practice – Home Study


Are you considering joining a group practice? Not all groups function in the same way. Different practice models can result in different levels of pay for the same work. What you say during the interview can be just as important as your credentials in landing the position. But before signing a contract, make sure that it won’t hamper your opportunities for professional growth.

In this webinar, Dr. Jeff Zimmerman will walk you through what you need to know about joining a group practice. Scroll down for details.

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What You Need to Know About Joining a Group Practice

Presented by Jeff Zimmerman, Ph.D., Co-Founder, The Practice Institute, LLC

Whether you’re just starting out in practice, or you are looking for a new opportunity, joining a group practice can be an attractive option. But there are also potential pitfalls, including locking yourself into a situation that you might resent.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • Advantages of joining a group practice
  • Types of group practices
  • How to find group practices that are hiring – even if they’re not currently advertising
  • How to prepare for the interview
  • Tips for standing out among other candidates
  • What might (and might not) be included in a compensation package
  • Employee vs independent contractor – Tax implications
  • Legal and practical implications of restrictive covenants
  • Tips for negotiating your contract


Jeff Zimmerman Ph.D.About Dr. Jeff Zimmerman

With over 30 years of professional experience, Jeff has been in independent practice virtually his entire career. Jeff began in solo practice and was a founding and managing partner in a group practice, which at one time included 7 offices and 20 professional staff. He co-administered a managed care contract with over 200 affiliated professionals and has developed niche practices out of managed care (divorce specialty and organizational consulting). He consults on practice development and management and building niche practices. He also provides training in divorce mediation and co-parenting with high conflict divorcing parents. His co-authored book “The Co-parenting Survival Guide” has sold over 30,000 copies to date and is a resource for divorce professionals and their clients