10 Most Common Questions from Physician Entrepreneurs

Physician entrepreneurs or wannapreneurs ask a lot of questions about the processes of biomedical and clinical innovation and entrepreneurship. Given their lack of training in medical school, it comes as no surprise and most have to get the information on their own.  Maybe these answers to your FAQs will help:

1. What is physician entrepreneurship?

2. I have an idea. What do I do next?

3. What is an entrepreneurial mindset?

4. Why do doctors make great entrepreneurs?

5. Where do I find money for my idea?

6. What do I need to know about innovation?

7.  What do I need to know about value?

8.  What do I need to know about career planning and development?

9. Should I quit my day job?

10. How should I deal with burnout?

Keep asking and good luck with your new venture.

Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA is the President and CEO of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs at www.sopenet.org