Randall Berning is President of Berning Affiliates, Inc., a publisher, consultant and health care attorney. He has provided dentists and dental specialists with publications and specific practice plans to implement vision, practice growth, profitability and practice transition for more than 30 years. His current focus it turning many of the forms and materials he has used in his practice into products so that doctors and their advisors can gain from his successful experience. Go to the BerningAffiliates Webstore www.berningaffiliates.biz to see the products. Mr. Berning is the co-author of two ADA top selling publications Associateships, A Guide for Owners and Prospective Associates and Valuing A Practice, A Guide for Dentists, the co-author of AAO materials on valuation and practice financing and the Editor and Publisher of The Smart Doctor CEO Interactive NewsletterTM and the Expert Series for DentistsTM. A frequent speaker, he has presented at numerous Annual Sessions. He is past Adjunct Professor of Dental Jurisprudence and Director of Practice Administration at the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry and adjunct faculty at UCSF School of Dentistry and the University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. Prior to entering private practice Mr. Berning served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois.