About the Discussion

Private Practice vs. Academia? Applying to Jobs after Training

You just spent the last 10+ years of your life in higher education and it’s finally time to get your first job.

  • Will you stay in academic medicine within a hospital system or forge your own practice? Does going into private practice mean giving up research and teaching?
  • What if you love academic medicine but don’t want to do research?
  • How do you negotiate and pick the right job?

Join NEJM Resident 360 for the age-old question of private practice vs. academia in an ever-changing landscape of how medicine is practiced and care is delivered.