Editor's Picks

Under the Microscope: Medicine's #MeToo Moment

No single solution to address sexual harassment in medicine exists, but physicians of all genders must come together to make progress.

Confronting Medicine's Bullying Problem

One estimate suggests that close to 60% of medical trainees report being subjected to bullying in one form or another.

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Surgical Outcomes and Social Media Reviews

Customer service is a critical part of every physician's job, but there's a big difference between a Yelp review and a risk-adjusted mortality rate in determining

Honoring Women in Medicine: Reader Responses

Medical Bag is sharing your stories about the women behind the white coats.

Why Don't Surgeons Experience Flow?

"Flow" is dependent on reaching a number of optimal conditions, including intense concentration and loss of self-consciousness. So why don't surgeons feel the flow?

Psychology in the Age of Trump

The Goldwater Rule has proven remarkably resilient and has not been seriously challenged for half a century — until now.

Physician Suicides: Then and Now

Since Gerry FitzGerald's suicide 80 years ago, physician suicide has become a staggering public health crisis that's gone largely ignored.

Latest Features

Importance of PrEP for People Involved in Criminal Justice Systems

Importance of PrEP for People Involved in Criminal Justice Systems

Important strategies to consider for people involved in the criminal justice systems include linkage to antiretroviral therapy for those who are HIV positive and linkage to PrEP postrelease and/or beginning PrEP before people are released so they build up adherence.

From Needle Exchanges to Supervised Injection: Why Communities Benefit From Supervised Injection Sites

From Needle Exchanges to Supervised Injection: Why Communities Benefit From Supervised Injection Sites

Like needle exchanges before them, supervised injection sites have been shown to decrease the harms associated with injection drug use.

Tips on Improving Communication With Older Patients

Tips on Improving Communication With Older Patients

Communication with older patients can be complicated for several reasons.

Latest Blogs

IDSA/SHEA Publish Updated C difficile Infection Clinical Guidelines

IDSA/SHEA Publish Updated C difficile Infection Clinical Guidelines

The updated guideline provides recommendations for the treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile infections.

When Body Language Says What Words Cannot: Interpreting Patients' Unspoken Messages

When Body Language Says What Words Cannot: Interpreting Patients' Unspoken Messages

Sometimes what someone says with body language is clear, but sometimes it's not — and physicians need to do a little exploring.

Prior Authorization Equals Current Frustration: Challenges in Practice

Prior Authorization Equals Current Frustration: Challenges in Practice

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Insurance companies believe that if there are enough hurdles to jump over — and if the hurdles are high enough — patients and physicians might stop running.

Medical Malpractice: A Closer Look at Payout Redistribution

Medical Malpractice: A Closer Look at Payout Redistribution

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A recent bill passed in the US House of Representatives proposes a number of changes to malpractice liability rules, including a $250,000 cap on non-economic damages.

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