Entrepreneurship and Formulating Business Plans

  • Marc J. KahnEmail author
  • Neil Baum


Many physicians do not consider themselves to be entrepreneurs, when in fact many of the things physicians do from opening a new office to creating a new educational program are entrepreneurial. This chapter will describe how to take an idea and convert it into a successful business plan in order to gain support for the idea.


Entrepreneurship Business plan Marketing Innovation Financial analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Office of Admissions and Student AffairsTulane University School of MedicineNew OrleansUSA
  2. 2.Tulane University School of MedicineNew OrleansUSA

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