Student Loan Benefit Options for Today's Transitioning Physicians
Time: 10:00 am PT / 12:00 pm CT / 1:00 pm ET
Presenter: Brandon Barfield, Co-Founder, Doctors Without Quarters
Cost: Members/Free, Non-members/$99
This webinar will discuss the rising debt levels being carried by today's physicians, how the debt may impact recruitment and retention efforts in both positive and negative ways, and solutions that recruiters can leverage to not only help their recruits overcome the problem, but also enhance the recruitment experience.
- Be able to speak to prospects and current employees about loan repayment options available through your organization
- Understand how to evaluate the economic benefits of loan forgiveness and loan repayment opportunities for different profiles
- Leverage available programs to enhance the organization's compensation package
Brandon Barfield is a co-founder of DWOQ, and serves as the East Coast and Midwest Director of Education. He is nationally known as a student loan expert for graduate health professions, and is regularly requested to present at some of the nation's most prestigious institutions. Since 2011, Brandon has given over 500 loan repayment presentations for schools, hospitals, and conferences across the country. He also serves as a consultant for hospitals looking to incorporate loan repayment strategies into their recruitment efforts.
Previously, Brandon was a Financial Aid Supervisor at Kaplan University, worked in financial planning for the Henssler Financial Group, and served as an Enlisted Officer in the US Army. He earned a BBA in Finance from Kennesaw State University, as well as an MBA from Kaplan University. With his diverse background in financial aid, financial planning and student loan advisory, Brandon has a broad understanding of the intricacies surrounding student loans, loan repayment strategies, and how they should be considered when physicians make other financial decisions.