Saturday, May 12th, 2018 - 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Panel: Alternative Careers for Physicians - An Adventure Travel Guide

Whether you’re considering a complete career switch or exploring alternative non-clinical careers while maintaining your practice - there is a diverse range of ways to apply your medical training and expertise to secure supplemental income.

Attend this panel to learn about:

  • The range of career options for physicians - what kind of jobs are out there and how do you get them?
  • A quick tour of what those careers are like - and what they are looking for from you
  • The financial potential of a non-clinical career
  • Considerations including your stage of career, specialty, and personal disposition
  • How to work through the hardest part: getting started
  • Expectations - you’re embarking on an adventure, not a “path”
Daniel Kohn, MD
Daniel Kohn, MD
President & Owner
Urban Design, Inc.
Derek DuBois, MD
Derek DuBois, MD
Co-Founder, President

About Your Presenter(s)

Daniel Kohn, MD is an emergency physician who practiced in Maryland for over thirty years.  He served as physician and director of a Maryland regional trauma center and served four years as president of the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Although no longer practicing clinically, he consults with a regional medical malpractice defense insurance carrier in risk management and continuing education.

He took an early interest in real estate redevelopment and has restored historic and commercial properties, for rental or resale.  In 1997 he purchased a century-old apparel manufacturer and will share his perspectives and experiences in those non-medical business endeavors.

Derek D. DuBois, MD is an entrepreneur and executive with experience ranging from building startups and health analytics businesses to partnership at McKinsey & Company and Accenture.

Derek is the Co-Founder and President of DOC (, the premier recruiting site for doctors and scientists pursuing innovative careers.  He built DOC from a local networking group into a 43,000 member community and recruiting platform that is used by over 1,000 top healthcare employers including investment banks, VC and PE funds, management consulting firms, biopharmaceutical companies, healthcare IT and startup companies, and many others.

At McKinsey, Derek was a partner and founded McKinsey Advanced Healthcare Analytics, which developed advanced analytics combining actuarial and consumer marketing techniques to model customer lifetime value.

At Accenture, he led the development of proprietary predictive and machine learning analytics for risk and risk adjustment.

As a consultant, he has worked with clients and issues across the spectrum of pharma, payers, and providers.

Derek earned his MD at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and trained in internal medicine at NYU.

Outside of work, he is a passionate outdoorsman, cook, husband, and father.

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