Medical professionals — physicians, dentists, surgeons — go through many years of school before finally settling into their chosen field. Many will move on to work in hospitals or other established practices. There are others, however, who choose to open their own medical practice and embark on the entrepreneurial journey.
The one consistent challenge medical professionals face in opening their own practice is that they haven’t been taught how to run a business. A business venture requires a completely different set of skills than the medicine they have learned to practice.