• Partnerships, Mergers, and Acquisitions

    The goal of AAOE & AOC’s National On-Demand Digital Curriculum is to provide the critical information and skills needed for residents, fellows, and new faculty to be better prepared for job search and the business of orthopaedics.  With over 30 presentations delivered by true national subject matter experts spanning academic practice, private practice, healthcare law, and healthcare leadership development firms, the 25-60 minute video modules provide a permanent source of tools to strengthen context that translates into better prepared, more confident hires that hit the ground running. This content also alleviates the need for academic training programs to provide this content and this can also be used to satisfy ACGME requirements.

    This multi-part curriculum will have a new module launching monthly from November 2020 through June 2021. At the completion of each module, participants will be able to receive a certificate.


    This video is part of Module 2, “Practice Governance and Structure.” The other videos in Module 2 are:

    Meet Our Speakers

    Rebecca Dean is the CEO of Sportsmedicine & Orthopaedics Fairbanks, an Orthopaedic Care and Surgical Practice Clinic in Fairbanks, Alaska. She is a healthcare Executive Consultant and principal of Dean & Associates. Ms. Dean holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration and Fellow Status in the American College of Medical Practice Executives. Rebecca has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare management with a broad based proficiency in all apsects of practice operations, effeciency, governance and leadership. Rebecca lectures on Leadership, Governance, Business Operations, Strategic Planning, Risk Management/Compliance, Contracting, and Physician and Physician Assistant Creative Contracting at the national level. In addition to her Medical Practice and Consulting responsibilities, Rebecca serves on several Boards for national business industries including AAOE.



    Patricia S. Hofstra practices in the area of health law. Ms. Hofstra advises healthcare providers and companies in business, regulatory and litigation matters. Ms. Hofstra’s clients include physicians and physician practice groups, hospitals, retail medical clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and other healthcare companies. She has extensive experience in business transactions involving healthcare entities, medical staff matters, government and third-party audits, licensure and regulatory matters, contracting, joint ventures and information technology. She regularly advises clients on fraud and abuse, governance, Stark and regulators compliance.




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