Tafari Mbadiwe, MD, JD

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Examining the Crisis of Physician Suicides: Then and Now

Examining the Crisis of Physician Suicides: Then and Now

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

When Hard Cases Make Bad Law: Evidence-Based Recommendations vs Legal Precedence for Resuscitation of Premature Infants

When Hard Cases Make Bad Law: Evidence-Based Recommendations vs Legal Precedence for Resuscitation of Premature Infants

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The decision to resuscitate an extremely premature newborn is governed by a patchwork of state-level laws that are not necessarily grounded in evidence-based medicine.

How Can We Effectively Utilize Machine Learning Programs in Medicine?

How Can We Effectively Utilize Machine Learning Programs in Medicine?

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Machine learning programs are accurate and intelligible, but what are the potential pitfalls of using them in a clinical setting?

Behavior of Opioid Prescribing: Admitting What We Don't Know

Behavior of Opioid Prescribing: Admitting What We Don't Know

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Opioid prescriptions should be tailored based on risk factors that correlate with future addiction rates and the pertinent outcome markers, but this information is still lacking.

International C-Section Outcomes: The "C" Is Not for Certainty

International C-Section Outcomes: The "C" Is Not for Certainty

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Recent data show incredible variation in C-section rates from country to country.

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