Oh The Places You'll Go - Resident Career Readiness Training


Every year we are pleased to present this free training to current PGY2 family and internal medicine residents and PGY3 psychiatrists. All other early career physicians (less than 43 years old) may register for $50.

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Program and Agenda

12:30 PM (Optional) Lunch - Meet other residents from Idaho residency programs and hang out together 

1:00-1:40 Developing Emotional Intelligence, Rhiana Martin, Manager of the St. Luke's Physician leadership Center of Excellence and Amanda Visosky, Talent Program Manager of Physician Leadership St. Luke's Health System

1:40-2:25  Getting Ready to Shine: CV’s, Site Visits, & Interviews, Tracey Cooper, St. Luke’s Health System and Whitney Clark, Saint Alphonsus Health System

While technically competitors, Tracey and Whitney's collaborative spirit goes back many years as they each recruit physicians for Idaho's two largest health systems.

2:30-3:15 Understanding Employment Contracts, Kevin Griffiths, JD, Scanlan Griffiths + Aldridge

Kevin is a managing partner and specializes in professional liability and medical malpractice defense, employment contracts, personal injury litigation, and other civil litigation matters.

3:15-4:15  Specialty Practice Considerations Panel

Our panel will help you think about ways you might consider practicing medicine, how to stay focused and well during your career, and maybe even some mistakes they want to help you avoid.

Family Medicine

  • Karl Watts, MD | Saint Alphonsus Family Health
  • Tenessa Mackenzie, MD | St. Luke's Family Medicine

Internal Medicine

  • Marcia Witte, MD | Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
  • Lisa Nelson, MD |  Saint Alphonsus - Hospitalist


  • TBD

4:15-5:00 Finance Panel Q&A

  • Building and Protecting Your Assets, Jared Empey, IMA Financial Services
  • Getting Rid of Student Debt, Dave Bruce, Mountain West Bank
  • Home Loans for New Physicians, Lisa Garrison, Mountain West Bank
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