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Evaluating practice models: Joining or selling a practice

Whether you're starting a practice, transitioning, or preparing to retire, it's important to understand what's involved in these life-changing decisions. As traditional practice models may give way to new, innovative practice models, the Academy offers resources and guidance to ensure that you are prepared to choose a path that's right for you.

Joining a practice

Starting or switching practices? The resources below will help you explore your options, whether you are joining a traditional solo or group practice, exploring concierge, or considering military service.

New practice models

Are you interested in adopting a new practice model? Explore the resources below, which explain ACOs and APMs, group practices without walls, teledermatology, and more.

Selling your practice

Are you ready to retire and sell your practice? The resources below offer guidance on methods for valuing your practice, considerations around private equity, and things to watch for in a sales contract.