In this episode, we’re exploring a crucial legal concept which every physician must be aware of before signing an employment contract, ‘Restrictive Covenants'. Joining us to shed light on this important topic is Dennis Hursh. 

Dennis Hursh is a veteran attorney with over 40 years of experience in health law. He is the founder and lead attorney at Physician Agreements Health Law, a law firm which offers a fixed fee review of physician employment agreements to protect physicians in one of the biggest transactions of their careers. 

Dennis is a frequent lecturer on physician contracts to residency and fellowship programs and has spoken at events sponsored by numerous health systems and physician organizations, including the American Osteopathic Association, the White Coat Investor, the American College of Rheumatology, the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the Pennsylvania Society of Cardiology, and the American Podiatry Association.

Learn more about Dennis here

In this episode, we talk about the important things you need to know about restrictive covenants in employment contracts, and our guest shares some informative points on questions you may have about restrictive covenants, like:

  • What are restrictive covenants?

  • Why do employers include restrictive covenants in their contracts?

  • Does the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act protect physicians from restrictive covenants?

  • Are restrictive covenants applicable in all states?

  • + many more