Legal & Policy Issues in Emergency Medicine

Restrictive Covenants

Larry Weiss, MD JD MAAEM FAAEMLarry Weiss, MD JD MAAEM FAAEM
Cedric Dark, MD MPHCedric Dark, MD MPH
April 2, 2013 - Larry Weiss, MD JD FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and past-president of AAEM, discusses restrictive covenants in emergency physician contracts. Dr. Weiss discusses this common problem in emergency physician contracts and details what these covenants typically entail. He outlines the circumstances where a court may enforce a restrictive covenant, and describes how AAEM has directly advocated for individuals subjected to unfair restrictive covenants. Intro music by Kämmerer, 'Take Left' from the album 'Rhodes to Wisdom,' powered by JAMENDO.


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