School of Medicine

GME Trainee Professional Development Series


Development Series is a collaborative program between Baylor College of Medicine’s Graduate Medical Education Resident Council and St. Luke’s Health designed to prepare residents and fellows for the transition from training to practice.

Presentations will be held twice monthly. Topics will include Physician Employment Agreements, Diversity and Inclusion in Medicine, Financial Planning and more.

Learner Information Form

The purpose of this form is to learn more about our Baylor learners and the career paths they are interested in exploring. The information will be used to connect you with recruiters in our vast affiliate network that includes CommonSpirit Health and St. Luke's Health. 

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Sessions 2022-2023

Date Time Speaker(s) Topic/Presentation Link
Oct. 5, 2022 6 p.m.

John A. Flynn, M.D., MBA, MEd

Video: Career Paths: The Road Taken

Oct. 12, 2022 6 p.m.

Lilly Santiago
Janet Yancey
Nick Racine

Video: Physician Hiring/Interviewing/Recruiting

Nov. 9, 2022 6 p.m.

Biykem Bozkurt, M.D,. Ph.D.

Video: Is Academic Medicine the Right Path for Your Career Development?
Nov. 16, 2022 6 p.m.

Nancy Poblenz, DDS, J.D.

Video: Physician Employment Agreements / Negotiations

Presentations: Understanding Physician Contracts, Every Word is Important Part 1, Part 2

Dec. 7, 2022 6 p.m.

Noah LaBauve

Video: Risk Management/Personal Insurance Management
Jan. 11, 2023 6 p.m.

Grant Coffman, MBA

Video: Introduction to Physician Compensation
Jan. 25, 2023 6 p.m.

Sylvan Schwartz

Video: Student Debt Planning
Feb. 15, 2023 6 p.m.

Erin Cannon, Ph.D.

Revenue Cycle: Understanding Billing, Collections, and Insurance
Feb. 22, 2023 6 p.m.

Taylor Kovar

Video: Physician Financial Planning



Past Sessions and Recordings 2022

Date Time Topic/Presentation Link
Jan. 5, 2022 5:30 p.m. Disability Insurance
Jan. 19, 2022 5:30 p.m. Introduction to Physician Compensation
Feb. 2, 2022 5:30 p.m. Student Debt Planning



Past Sessions and Recordings 2021

Date Time Topic/Presentation Link
Feb. 10, 2021 5:30 p.m. Physician Hiring/Interviewing
March 3, 2021 5:30 p.m. Physician Employment Agreements
March 24, 2021 5:30 p.m. Workplace Culture in Group Practice
April 7, 2021 5:30 p.m. Introduction to Physician Compensation
April 21, 2021 5:30 p.m. Revenue Cycle 101
May 5, 2021 5:30 p.m. Financial Planning
May 19, 2021 5:30 p.m. Business of Medicine
May 24, 2021 5:30 p.m. Disability Insurance
Dec. 1, 2021 5:30 p.m. Physician Hiring/Interviewing
Dec, 15, 2021 5:30 p.m. Physician Employment Agreements