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Common Issues in Curbside Consultation Practice

Curbside consults are commonplace in both hospital and ambulatory settings.

In the Spotlight: Racism in Medicine

Racism is embedded in all US institutions, including medicine. What steps are being taken to improve the well-being of the healthcare workforce?

AI-Powered Cancer Diagnoses Harm in Dermatology

We use artificial intelligence in nearly every aspect of our lives — but how does AI fare in the physician's exam room?

Addressing Workplace Violence Against Physicians

Once revered and idolized by society and patients, physicians are increasingly being subjected to verbal and physical violence at work.

Mentoring Women in the #MeToo Era

Despite record numbers of women working in medicine, instances of gender discrimination and sexual harassment continue to proliferate.

How Physicians Are Fighting MOC Programs

A group of physicians has filed a class-action lawsuit against the ABIM's monopolization of the process of board certification.

Is Weight Stigma Worse Than Obesity?

Obesity rates are nearly 40% among US adults, but traditional treatment methods are found to contribute to weight stigma, creating a population that's unhealthier than ever.

The Doctor Will @ You Now

Social media pros share their views on the role of social media in physician practice.

Latest Features

A Neurology and Psychiatry Merger: Quest for the Inevitable?

A Neurology and Psychiatry Merger: Quest for the Inevitable?

Perhaps it is that tension between undeniable differences and inevitable merging that has led to more recent calls for cross-disciplinary cooperation.

Medicaid Work Requirements Are Increasing the Cost of Being Poor and Sick in America

Medicaid Work Requirements Are Increasing the Cost of Being Poor and Sick in America

On the surface, a plan to get able-bodied individuals back to work in order to maintain their Medicaid benefits sounds reasonable — until it's not.

Counterpoint: Dietary Supplements Are Largely Unnecessary

Counterpoint: Dietary Supplements Are Largely Unnecessary

In Part 2 of this article, Erin D. Michos, MD, shares her thoughts on why dietary supplements are largely unnecessary.

Latest Blogs

Overcoming Aftershock: Six Ways You Can Prepare to Return to Work After a Long Absence

Overcoming Aftershock: Six Ways You Can Prepare to Return to Work After a Long Absence

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As with any profession, returning to work after long-term absence because of illness or injury can be daunting for healthcare providers.

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.

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