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When Will Medicine Join the Women's Movement?

When Will Medicine Join the Women's Movement?

A recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine confirms that sexual harassment is a problem across all fields of science.

Understanding the Cause is Necessary to Treating Physician Burnout

Understanding the Cause is Necessary to Treating Physician Burnout

There is no widespread understanding of the pathophysiology of burnout, or conclusions about how it should be measured.

Education Can Up Emotional Intelligence in Residents

Education Can Up Emotional Intelligence in Residents

Residents from pediatrics and med-ped residency programs have an increase in total emotional intelligence.

The Relationship Between Highpoint Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempts

The Relationship Between Highpoint Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempts

These findings point to the need to continue and expand clinical understanding of the variables contributing to suicidal behavior and the role of suicidal ideation.

Physician Perspectives: Examining the Intersections of White Privilege and Racism in Medicine

Physician Perspectives: Examining the Intersections of White Privilege and Racism in Medicine

Racial insensitivity, stereotyping, and racially based decisions continue to occur in medical school admissions, recruitment, and management, as well as patient care.

Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout

Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout

The same traits that help physicians excel at their profession are likely to make them experience burnout.

Turning Your Passion Into a Side Hustle: Tips for Physicians

Turning Your Passion Into a Side Hustle: Tips for Physicians

Whether you're interested in writing for healthcare blogs or dabbling in a subject outside the realm of medical care, there's something for anyone with an interest in a side hustle.

Formal Mindfulness Training Feasible, Useful for Surgery Interns

Formal Mindfulness Training Feasible, Useful for Surgery Interns

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) training is a feasible and acceptable method to combat stress and burnout experienced by medical interns.

Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off

Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off

Although there are many demands on residents, taking advantage of paid vacation time is one of the perks and should be maximized.

Leana Wen, MD, to Assume Planned Parenthood Presidency

Leana Wen, MD, to Assume Planned Parenthood Presidency

Leana Wen, MD, begins her tenure at Planned Parenthood on November 12, 2018.

The Gamification of Medical School is Well Underway

The Gamification of Medical School is Well Underway

Gamification approaches may have benefits that supplement those of traditional classroom learning.

Goop Reaches Settlement in False Advertising Lawsuit

Goop Reaches Settlement in False Advertising Lawsuit

A $145,000 settlement will be paid by actress Gwyneth Paltrow's company, Goop, in a lawsuit over unfounded claims that some of its products improve women's sexual and emotional health.

Medical Schools Phase Out Lectures as Education Shifts Outside the Classroom

Medical Schools Phase Out Lectures as Education Shifts Outside the Classroom

Medical students are choosing to forego lectures to use the time studying for the Step 1 exam instead.

Physician Specialty Influences Rates of Burnout

Physician Specialty Influences Rates of Burnout

Interested in specializing in critical care? You may want to reconsider.

Achieving Proper Recognition for the Accomplishments of Women in Medicine

Achieving Proper Recognition for the Accomplishments of Women in Medicine

Although the conversations may be difficult, residency program leadership must do its part to elevate the voices of female trainees.

Concierge Medicine Is Changing the Physician Practice Landscape

Concierge Medicine Is Changing the Physician Practice Landscape

In addition to a better work-life balance, concierge medicine can reduce the number of patients a physician needs to see in order to make a living.

TEDMED: TED Talks Help Reignite Physicians' Passions for Medicine

TEDMED: TED Talks Help Reignite Physicians' Passions for Medicine

Watch one of these healthcare-focused TED Talks and reignite your passion for medicine.

Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training

Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training

First-year residents experience worsening sleep duration and quality as well as daytime sleepiness.

Know Before You Go: Practicing Medicine Abroad

Know Before You Go: Practicing Medicine Abroad

For physicians working in the US, the prospect of practicing medicine abroad can be both exciting and daunting.

Listen Up: Medical Podcasts for Physicians

Listen Up: Medical Podcasts for Physicians

For physicians, podcasts are a unique way to expand your knowledge on a range of different medical topics.

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