Many physicians like to share their expertise by creating courses or virtual conferences on topics. This can be a great way to teach others, as well as make some money for your expertise. An example of a popular course platform is Kajabi. This page showcases some courses our members have made.
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Many physicians don't know where to start when it comes to personal finance. These courses/conferences by the White Coat Investor offer a great foundation in personal finance, and some even offer CME (can use your CME funds!). Even if you plan on using a financial advisor, it's very important to be able to recognize good advice from bad advice. A lot of this information can be found online for free, but these courses will present you with comprehensive content in an organized and easy to understand format, with nice short videos you can reference forever. A great way to learn for those of you that are too busy to curate the content online or prefer video to reading.
Concise Psych course to teach Physicians working in Primary Care & Obstetrics, how to treat Depression and Anxiety, eligible for up to 25 CME, coupon code PHYSICIANCO for 20% off.
Full List of Modules and Descriptions in this CME eligible course, created by a psychiatrist who previously was a GP in the Air Force:
MODULE 1: Introduction and Overview of how to use the material and community.
MODULE 2: Depression etiology/impacts (including substances, personality), medication guides (easy to refer tables that you can use in clinic), including SSRIs, SNRIs, Wellbutrin, TCAs, atypical antipsychotics, and mood stabilizers.
MODULE 3: Anxiety and its different types (GAD, phobias, etc), non bento and bento anxiolytics and when to use them (easy to refer tables that you can use in clinic). Lifestyle modifications and strategies to incorporate including free tools.
MODULE 4: Therapy referrals and strategies, types of therapy and resource handouts to give patients about sleep hygiene, behavioral activation, mindfulness, etc. These resource handouts are aesthetically pleasing and attractive to patients. You can give it directly to them at the visit or send it to them electronically.
MODULE 5: Perinatal Psychiatry, what medications to use during pregnancy (easy to refer to table you can use in clinic) and how to have a risk vs benefit discussion with the patient, allowing the mother to feel empowered and in control.
MODULE 6: Smart documentation to help you ensure you record your discussion with the patient into the medical record, quick phrases that are easy to incorporate into your medical record and workflow, thus decreasing your stress levels and saving you time.
This course covers the tools you need to successfully have a career as a locum tenens physician. It covers pros and cons of being a locums physician, being a 1099 employee, how to find opportunities either through agencies or hospitals, handling licensing and credentialing, housing, contracts, getting paid, malpractice, taxes, retirement accounts, and more! There is a money back guarantee, detailed here.
Many physicians are interested in investing in real estate syndications, but don't know where to start with doing their due diligence in potential deal offerings. This course is a great course led by active sponsors of these deals, which will teach you what syndications are, must know terminology, how to vet potential offerings, red flags to look out for, and how to decide which deals are right for your investor profile and risk tolerance. It is offered year round here. It starts October 4th, and you can use promo code PSGFAMILY for $100 off! It's a great price for real estate courses of this type!
Creating Generational Freedom Through Investing in Real Estate is an immersive course and small group coaching program that helps physicians get started with long and short term rentals. The course covers how to find and vet investment opportunities, financing properties, and running rental properties, as well as the business aspects of these, including accounting, asset protection, and tax strategies. It also provides you with mentorship and a community to discuss these topics and address your questions, as well as lifetime access to vetted investor agents and property managers throughout the country that can help you find and manage properties. There are also limited limited 1:1 coaching spots for looking to accelerate their journey further.
As a special Bonus for all Physician Side Gig members for enrolling through our affiliate link – you get to join both Spring & Fall Cohorts on all Live Coaching calls – for nearly a whole year of mentorship & community to help you strategize and diversify into new markets with confidence and clarity, supporting you in your second (or tenth acquisition). There is a 30 day money back guarantee if it turns out it's not right for you.
This is an introductory course to billing and coding - it's very reasonably priced and should pay itself off within a day or two with just one or two tips learned. It is updated regularly to reflect changes, including the 2021 E/M changes. Code 'sidegigs' for 10% off. There is a money back guarantee outlined on the website.
MD Senior Living Academy (Use PSG affiliate link and code PSG150 for $150 off) was founded to teach and motivate physicians to open their own Residential Assisted Living (RAL) care homes. RALs are a unique investment niche designed to serve seniors in their Golden Years, with high quality assistive care to their activities of daily living. With physician ownership and oversight, residents in these RAL homes tend to thrive better, live longer and healthier, and score higher satisfaction scores from family members. Dr. Sendhil Krishnan co-founded MD Senior Living, which owns and operates over a dozen RAL homes in the Scottsdale area. The focus is on providing high quality care with nursing administration and physician oversight to ensure residents are served in a safe, dignified and compassionate manner. The Academy was created to teach physicians on how to obtain financial freedom with their own RAL communities, while also sharing best practices, policies, and strategies freely across all homes.
This course covers the tools that you need to manage your real estate properties in an efficient way as a busy professional. It goes over things like emergencies and maintenance, finding renters and turning over the property between renters, evictions, taxes, accounting, and even details such as how to do some basic repairs. It also includes spreadsheets and forms you can use! At a price of less than $500, even one or two tips learned will more than pay off the course over time. There is lifetime access to the course, as well as a money back guarantee if its not what you want, detailed here.
Preventing Burnout and Thriving as a Physician - 7.5 hours CME available
This course is led by 4 physicians who focus on positive psychology, leadership, business, and finance. Five 90 minute modules cover key components of flourishing: personal well-being (heal the healer), professional fulfillment (reclaim joy in medicine), success (get what you want), and financial independence (work on your own terms). The final module (putting it all together) integrates all of the lessons into a personalized daily action plan that can be done in less than 10 minutes each day. The team uses evidence based tools to revamp daily routines and habits, have live office hours, and email support, as well as help with a financial freedom plan.