Home Ownership Models Putting the “Family” in Family Practice

Putting the “Family” in Family Practice

Optometry school prepares ODs to provide excellent clinical care. And more schools and programs are working with ODs to make smart business decisions, too. But partnering or working with or even hiring a family member can result in great synergy—or create tremendous family tension, as anyone who has divorced from a practice partner knows all too well.

These three teams of women have done it right—although each approach is different. Part of the reason why is the discussions that went into setting up their work relationship and the separation of duties. Click on the images below to read their stories.

                                      Dr. Sairah Malik & Dr. Sana Malik
                                             Dr. Maida & Dr. Bennett
                                        Dr. Russell-Martin & Dr. Russell-Villnow
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