Thursday, November 18, 2010

Physician Careers: Entrepreneurship - Dr. Joseph Fastow (MD/MBA 8th AMMP Conference)

Here's a video of a presentation given by Dr. Joseph Fastow at the 8th Annual AMMP conference titled, "The Entrepreneur in Medicine." I blogged about his presentation (here) back in April when I was in Boston attending the Association of MD/MBA Programs (AMMP) 8th Annual Conference.

Now, you can view a video of his presentation and slides here (you'll need Microsoft Silverlight to play the video).

Joseph Fastow, MD, MPH
President
Physician Management, Ltd.

Joseph S. Fastow, M.D., M.P.H. was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and he received his BA in Biological Sciences from Rutgers University, his M.D. from Boston University School of Medicine and his M.P.H. from The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar. Dr. Fastow was one of the first residents in the emergency medicine residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is board certified in emergency medicine and a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians. He founded Physician Management, Ltd. in 1975 and has operated contracts for professional services in emergency medicine, urgent care, internal medicine & pediatric hospitalist, intensivist & house coverage at more than a quarter of the hospitals in Maryland as well as hospitals in surrounding states.

In addition to his clinical and administrative responsibilities, Dr. Fastow has held many leadership positions during his 35 year professional career. These include Chairman of Council and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Medical & Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland (Maryland State Medical Society), President of the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians, President of the Calvert County Medical Society and Director of Emergency Services at Calvert Memorial Hospital. He has held clinical faculty positions at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine and is currently a Senior Associate in the Department of Health Policy & Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Fastow has had numerous publications in professional journals on topics related to emergency medicine and medical malpractice as well as numerous local and national presentations on medical liability in emergency medicine, the business of medicine from the emergency medicine perspective, and entrepreneurship in medicine.

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