The expert trap

If you want to be a better doctor, try working on your sense of self-importance. Remember your limitations and those of medicine.

Managing Your Practice

Hiring the right employees

Many of the personnel questions I receive concern the dreaded “marginal employee” – a person who has never done anything truly heinous to merit...

Law & Medicine

Legal duty to nonpatients: Communicable diseases

A health care provider can sometimes be found liable to one other than his or her immediate patient, notwithstanding the absence of a provider-...

Managing Your Practice

Handling defamatory online reviews

The first thing to do before taking any action is determine whether that defamatory review is, in fact, defamatory.