His parents paid for it all, but I did support him emotionally and even logistically. I was the one to type up his applications for his residency (back when everything had to be handwritten or typed!).

As for the value of a practice, they have consultants who can somehow quantify your reputation and come up with a number. I find it fascinating since it seems like "squishy" science to me.

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