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Wednesday, August 04, 2021
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MedChi Business of Medicine


Your greatest challenge in healthcare today is not clinical.  Your greatest challenge is the delivery of safe and effective care to your patients at a low cost.  That is a business challenge and the solutions are found in obtaining and applying business skills.  These online courses, developed by physicians and business professionals with experience at every level of healthcare, are designed to significantly improve every physician’s  ability to deliver healthcare to their patients in order to meet that challenge.  The Business of Medicine Program consists of streaming video accessible using any smart device and comes with an opportunity to earn a MedChi of Maryland CME certificate.   Physicians can participate in individual courses, selected packages or the entire library.

Target Audience

These online courses have been prepared for all individuals who work as healthcare professionals.  There are no prerequisites to participate.


After participating in the activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply business fundamentals relating to private practice, hospital administration, and government agencies.
  • Practice management skills.
  • Develop and manage budgets.
  • Manage a practice more efficiently and effectively.
  • Negotiate effectively with payers and insurers.
  • Analyze a medical organization’s financial health.


Paul Gurny, M.B.A., M.S.,  Managing Director, Essential Seminars for Physicians LLC., Senior Professional Instructor, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

David Joyce, M.D., M.B.A., Director of Educational Programs, Essential Seminars for Physicians LLC.

If you have questions or encounter a technical difficulty, please contact David Joyce.

CME Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, and Essential Seminars for Physicians (ES4P).  MedChi is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Designation Statement

MedChi designates this Online enduring educational activity for a maximum of  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planner Disclosure Statement

The planners for this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Presenter Disclosure Statement

The following presenters, David Joyce, Paul Gurny, have reported no relevant financial relationships to disclose.  They will not be referencing any off-label uses of product or devices.


All rights reserved. Essential Seminars for Physicians LLC.  No part of this program may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission except in the case of brief quotations embodied in articles or reviews.