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Jeanette Hurt
Medical residents angered at extended work hours
Medical residents angered at extended work hours
New ACGME work hours upset medical residents
Black female physicians face challenges just doing their jobs
Black female physicians face challenges just doing their jobs
When Melanie Gordon, MD, FACP, walks into a patient’s room at the John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County in Chicago, she’s frequently misidentified as a nurse, a dietician or someone else.
Should medical residents’ work hours be increased?
Should medical residents’ work hours be increased?
This month, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education will decide whether interns should be allowed the same 28-hour shifts senior residents work instead of the current, 16-hour shift maximum.
Virtual visits boost primary care outcomes
Virtual visits boost primary care outcomes
Nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants have benefited primary care practices with their expertise for years, but they’re now reaching patients virtually, helping primary care practices in the process.
How physicians can choose the right financial adviser
How physicians can choose the right financial adviser
Many physicians are overconfident when it comes to their finances, and Joel Greenwald, MD, a former internal medicine physician who has spent the last 16 years working as a certified financial planner (CFP) for physicians and dentists, admits he was one of them.
Tips for physicians to earn secondary incomes
Tips for physicians to earn secondary incomes
The Medical Economics Physicians Report published earlier this year took an exclusive look at the financial state of primary care practices in the United States, including asking physicians if they received a secondary income outside their practice or employer. But how does a physician, with a full-time practice, for example, become an expert witness, staff extra shifts in urgent care or work in telemedicine?
Top 15 tips for physicians considering political office
Thinking of stepping into the political arena? Irene Aguilar, M.D., Mike Ritze, D.O., MFSA, and Edward J. Canfield, D.O. give their top 15 tips for physicians considering a run for office...
Physician politicians balancing patients, constituents
Physician politicians balancing patients, constituents
While the presidential campaign dominates the news, some doctors view the political process through a unique lens because they, too, are elected officials.