Editor's Picks

DACA End Affects Medical Student Dreamers

Following the end of the DACA program, questions linger among undocumented medical residents and students now facing possible deportation.

Age a Concern in Patient Care?

There's no reason why something as critical as making sure that our surgeons are competent should be left to chance.

Fitting in Time for Exercise

These are a few simple things every physician can keep in mind when trying to improve their fitness goals.

Shared Decision Making Needs More Clarification

Shared decision making has the potential to advance a more patient-centered, value-based health system, as well as engage patients and reduce costs of care.

Lessons I’ve Learned From My Patients

At the end of the day, I can rest assured that despite my relative ignorance, my patients will teach me everything I need to know.

Latest Features

Do Medical Scribes Negatively Impact the Doctor-Patient Relationship?

Do Medical Scribes Negatively Impact the Doctor-Patient Relationship?

There have been concerns regarding a potentially negative impact on physician-patient relationships.

How Medical Tourism is Affecting the Canadian Healthcare System

How Medical Tourism is Affecting the Canadian Healthcare System

The persistence of medical tourism speaks to capacity and resource-utilization concerns that Canada's single-payer system has been unable to effectively address.

Thinking About Buying a Practice? Here's What You Need to Know

Thinking About Buying a Practice? Here's What You Need to Know

Physicians must remember that they will be a business owner in addition to being a health care provider.

Latest Blogs

Please Don't Film Me: Smartphones in the Emergency Room

Please Don't Film Me: Smartphones in the Emergency Room

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A physician shares her insights on patients filming in the emergency room, and hospital policies that prevent patients from filming without permission.

Contact Sport Controversy: Are Our Brains Worth the Risk?

Contact Sport Controversy: Are Our Brains Worth the Risk?

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As a former ice hockey player myself, I know this game, too, needs to change in order to protect the brains of our current and future generations.

Practical Tips for Teaching and Mentoring Your Medical Students

Practical Tips for Teaching and Mentoring Your Medical Students

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Clinician instructors are tasked with helping medical students refine their critical thinking, empowering them to ask relevant questions, and encouraging further inquiries.

Should Foreign Language Fluency Be a Required Competency for International Medicine?

Should Foreign Language Fluency Be a Required Competency for International Medicine?

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The world needs doctors, no matter what language we speak, because the people you'll be helping out will be more than grateful to even be seeing a doctor in the first place.

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