How One Healthcare Association is Treating Attrition Among Young Doctors

By: Karla Taylor

Although many associations have trouble engaging young members, changes in the healthcare profession have made the task especially challenging for medical groups. Here's what one association is doing to remedy the problem.

When it conducted a trend-mapping exercise in 2012, the Florida Medical Association foresaw a looming problem with major ramifications for membership. As more physicians affiliate with hospitals or health systems instead of going into private practice, younger medical professionals are less likely to join associations such as FMA. ...