Private Equity Bootcamp: An Insider’s View of Private Equity

The business of healthcare is changing and physician practices have become targets for investment and consolidation. As private equity firms seek opportunities in medical practices, physicians must understand the risks, benefits, and business consequences of working with an equity partner. Whether your focus is on medicine or management, or you want to anticipate how private equity acquisitions may change the competitive landscape, Private Equity Bootcamp: An Insider’s View of Private Equity will equip you to understand how private investment will impact you—now and in the future.

This PHYSICIAN CEO SERIES program is presented by SurgiVision® Consultants, Inc. in collaboration with the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Instructors include Kellogg’s renowned faculty, expert practitioners in the private equity field, and professionals who have completed private equity transactions with medical practices.

During this fast-paced program, you will network and engage with your peers, participate in facilitated discussions, explore actual transactions and meet experts hand-picked to advise you on best practices. This program provides insight and understanding into how private equity works, what occurs during the transaction process, how to assemble a transaction team, the potential risks and benefits, and how the influx of private capital is re-shaping medicine locally and globally.

Presented by SurgiVision® Consultants, Inc. in collaboration with the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

Who Should Attend

NOTE: Participation is reserved exclusively to practicing and non-practicing physicians with an MD, DO or foreign equivalent degree.

  • Physicians interested in private equity and its implications for the healthcare industry
  • Physicians considering raising capital, selling their practices or business succession challenges
  • Physicians considering acquiring or merging with another practice
  • Physicians seeking to position their organizations for a merger, sale or ownership transition
  • Physicians who have been approached by outside investors, including private equity

Key Benefits

  • Understand the role of private equity in the healthcare industry
  • Learn to position your business for a private equity partnership
  • Analyze the effect of private equity on the competitive market in your business area
  • Evaluate how private equity partnerships can influence your business model
  • Understand the considerations around partnering with private capital
  • Understand private equity transaction processes
  • Anticipate the impact of private equity acquisition on a medical practice

Program Content

  • Valuation methodologies for medical practices
  • Mergers and acquisitions, including how private equity firms conduct transactions
  • Benefits and risks of selling a practice to private equity investors
  • Recent transactions, including before-and-after perspectives
  • Private equity industry trends and how they affect future transactions


Tom Turmell - Academic Director; Director, Business Development, Executive Education; J. L. Kellogg School of Management

Harry M. Kraemer - Clinical Professor of Strategy, Kellogg School of Management

Sergio Rebelo - MUFG Bank Distinguished Professor of International Finance; Professor of Finance

Edward Zajac - James F. Bere Professor of Management & Organizations

Kellogg School of Management

James L. Allen Center
2169 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208