Brunch and Learn

What to Expect

Brunch and Learn is an opportunity to participate in an interactive presentation. Speakers may be new D.C.s, seasoned D.C.s, or business experts from the community.The time is limited to one class period and is usually offered during the club hour: Tuesday or Friday at Davenport campus; Monday or Friday at Florida campus.

Arrive when you can and leave when you must.

Please Note: Palmer College of Chiropractic does not endorse or recommend any of the products, services or tactics presented at our Vendor Showcase, Brunch and Learn or Business Module events. As with all practice purchases and marketing strategies, we suggest conducting thorough research before determining whether something is right for you and your practice.

Davenport campus

How to Evaluate Your Associate Position

Friday, March 16

9:20-10:10 a.m., Davenport campus, Business Center Classroom

Given tight lending guidelines; starting a practice from scratch or purchasing one can be cost prohibitive. Now, more than ever, we are seeing new graduates move into associate doctor roles. Having an evaluation system for the clinics you may be considering can make all the difference in the long term success of your employment relationship. To determine if an office is truly ready to hire an associate, Dr. Melissa Kolb encourages you to explore five key elements that contribute to a sustainable relationship. Dr. Kolb works with both employers and recent graduates.


Tuesday, March 27

9:20-10:10 a.m., Davenport campus, Business Center Classroom

Building relationships and business partnerships are skills you'll begin to hone at this module. Discussions will include how to choose your team of advisers, tips and techniques for approaching these individuals, networking as a student to help chart your vision and networking as a doctor to achieve your vision. Presented by Dr. Jenny Lane, a Palmer Davenport graduate. Live via Skype.

West campus

Check back in April

Florida campus


Friday, January 26
  • 9:30 a.m., Bldg. 3
  • Refreshments Provided, No RSVP Required
  • Speaker: Dr. Colleen Knasky

Office Etiquette

Monday, February 12
  • 9:30 a.m., Bldg. 3
  • Refreshments Provided, No RSVP Required
  • Speaker: Dr. Shana Deyo

Overcoming the Fear of Opening a Practice

Monday, March 5
  • 9:30 a.m., Bldg. 3
  • Refreshments Provided, No RSVP Required
  • Speaker: Dr. Peter Fernandez

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