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Entrepreneurship in Medicine: From Bedside to Business

The Garage at Northwestern
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How do you evolve from a practicing physician to the founder and president of a multimillion dollar company? Join Dr. Philip Eichenholz for an interactive lunch discussion on how he combined his passions for medicine and entrepreneurship. He’ll share advice for every medical student, resident, and attending about bringing an innovative spirit into medical practice. Learn how entrepreneurial principles can be applied to founding a company as well as to intrapreneurial careers in medicine.

Lunch will be provided.

This event is open to all Feinberg students and Northwestern residents and physicians. This event is not open to the public.

About the speaker:
Dr. Eichenholz is a cardiac anesthesiologist, entrepreneur, and business visionary. He was the President and Founder of NorthStar Anesthesia. Starting with one hospital-based contract in 2004, NorthStar is now a $500 million company with a client base in 21 states with 2,000 providers (600 Physicians and 1,400 CRNAs) in 180 medical facilities. Currently, Dr. Eichenholz is spearheading a new venture called GuideMed, which is a software and clinical program to monitor the prescribing of opioids by physicians. Dr. Eichenholz received his BS and MD from Duke University and completed an Internal Medicine residency at UT Southwestern and Anesthesia residency at UCSF.