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A new practitioner checklist

A new practitioner checklist

Getting started in practice is thrilling, but it is also a daunting endeavor. It’s a lot easier if you have an organized plan. The purpose of this checklist is to guide your thinking as a new practitioner and streamline the process of launching your practice. General preparation Decide where you want to live. You should practice within 30 minutes of there. Apply for licensure. Decide if you want to be a solo practitioner, associate, independent contractor, or partner. Get in good physical condition. Develop a stress reduction routine. Visualize and affirm what you want. Write goals, or create a mind map, vision READ MORE >>

How to get on your feet after graduation

after graduation

Following the warmth and fresh air and blooming flowers of spring, the wonder of summer is upon us. With the change of season comes excitement; excitement about advancement and, most importantly, the thrill of graduation. Across the U.S., some 2,000-plus individuals have taken their boards and are now moving into their post-graduation careers. It’s an exhilarating yet scary time. As the euphoria of graduation settles, many questions arise such as getting started, finding patients, making READ MORE >>

Making the perfect site selection

Making the perfect site selection

Site selection can be a challenge for and experienced DCs alike, and a mistake in this area could be fatal to your practice. A successful site- selection process begins with forming an expert team and following a proven process. There are four key areas to master for selecting the perfect site: location analysis, site selection, lease negotiation, and business incentives. Location analysis Location analysis is the first critical step in selecting a site. You READ MORE >>

 

Your Future Practice


 

Career Development

  • mentorChoosing the best mentor to achieve success

    Your success is highly influence by the mentors in your life. Being a student of chiropractic is an underlying prerequisite to being a successful DC, and this means you’ll want to work with a coach who can mentor you. Choose a mentor who understands your business and has been there…

    About StudentDC

    Student DC is the online resource for student and future doctors of chiropractic, and those in their first years of practice. An educational resource from Chiropractic Economics magazine, here you’ll find articles from chiropractic thought-leaders that address tips and insights for getting the most out of chiropractic school and launching your first practice. Techniques, marketing, management, site selection, financing, and more. Our business is your success.

  • building successPosition yourself for success

    New grads and grads-to-be: The world awaits, as does a rewarding career in one of the world’s finest professions. While it’s an exciting time, no doubt you’re full of questions, many of which have to do with setting up your first practice. After all, your training was in the art…

    About StudentDC

    Student DC is the online resource for student and future doctors of chiropractic, and those in their first years of practice. An educational resource from Chiropractic Economics magazine, here you’ll find articles from chiropractic thought-leaders that address tips and insights for getting the most out of chiropractic school and launching your first practice. Techniques, marketing, management, site selection, financing, and more. Our business is your success.

Financial Preparation

  • DebtFreeSDCDebt-free faster than you imagined

    Whether in the first or last trimester of your chiropractic career, you will always be focused carefully on the kind of practice you want to build. But one of the first concerns all students should have before graduation is the amount of debt they will be carrying and how fast…

    About StudentDC

    Student DC is the online resource for student and future doctors of chiropractic, and those in their first years of practice. An educational resource from Chiropractic Economics magazine, here you’ll find articles from chiropractic thought-leaders that address tips and insights for getting the most out of chiropractic school and launching your first practice. Techniques, marketing, management, site selection, financing, and more. Our business is your success.

  • fair valueFair value: The cost of free services

    A recent presentation at Logan College of Chiropractic raised the matter of free services and screenings offered by chiropractors. The question asked was, “Do you believe that chiropractors offering free services helps bring in new patients?” Despite their popularity, if you look closely, you’ll see these marketing techniques do not…

    About StudentDC

    Student DC is the online resource for student and future doctors of chiropractic, and those in their first years of practice. An educational resource from Chiropractic Economics magazine, here you’ll find articles from chiropractic thought-leaders that address tips and insights for getting the most out of chiropractic school and launching your first practice. Techniques, marketing, management, site selection, financing, and more. Our business is your success.

Practice Startup

  • Order.A new practitioner checklist

    Getting started in practice is thrilling, but it is also a daunting endeavor. It’s a lot easier if you have an organized plan. The purpose of this checklist is to guide your thinking as a new practitioner and streamline the process of launching your practice. General preparation Decide where you…

    About StudentDC

    Student DC is the online resource for student and future doctors of chiropractic, and those in their first years of practice. An educational resource from Chiropractic Economics magazine, here you’ll find articles from chiropractic thought-leaders that address tips and insights for getting the most out of chiropractic school and launching your first practice. Techniques, marketing, management, site selection, financing, and more. Our business is your success.

  • after graduationHow to get on your feet after graduation

    Following the warmth and fresh air and blooming flowers of spring, the wonder of summer is upon us. With the change of season comes excitement; excitement about advancement and, most importantly, the thrill of graduation. Across the U.S., some 2,000-plus individuals have taken their boards and are now moving into their…

    About StudentDC

    Student DC is the online resource for student and future doctors of chiropractic, and those in their first years of practice. An educational resource from Chiropractic Economics magazine, here you’ll find articles from chiropractic thought-leaders that address tips and insights for getting the most out of chiropractic school and launching your first practice. Techniques, marketing, management, site selection, financing, and more. Our business is your success.

Job Search

  • interviewAdvanced hiring interview strategies

    When you’ve narrowed down your list of potential hires to a manageable number, it’s time to schedule face-to-face interviews. Here’s your chance to make a good hire, so use this time to learn as much as you can about the candidate. Be a good listener When it comes time to…

    About StudentDC

    Student DC is the online resource for student and future doctors of chiropractic, and those in their first years of practice. An educational resource from Chiropractic Economics magazine, here you’ll find articles from chiropractic thought-leaders that address tips and insights for getting the most out of chiropractic school and launching your first practice. Techniques, marketing, management, site selection, financing, and more. Our business is your success.

  • championThe way of the champion

    If you watch, listen, and study champions in various sports, you will find some common habits that separate them from the rest. They have a detailed training program, a passion, and a focus that are relentless. They work hard each day on themselves and on their plan. To a champion,…

    About StudentDC

    Student DC is the online resource for student and future doctors of chiropractic, and those in their first years of practice. An educational resource from Chiropractic Economics magazine, here you’ll find articles from chiropractic thought-leaders that address tips and insights for getting the most out of chiropractic school and launching your first practice. Techniques, marketing, management, site selection, financing, and more. Our business is your success.

About StudentDC

Student DC is the online resource for student and future doctors of chiropractic, and those in their first years of practice. An educational resource from Chiropractic Economics magazine, here you’ll find articles from chiropractic thought-leaders that address tips and insights for getting the most out of chiropractic school and launching your first practice. Techniques, marketing, management, site selection, financing, and more. Our business is your success.