A doctor saves a drowning family in a dangerous river
The doctor performed CPR on a boy he found floating, face down, and motionless.
COVID booster shot poll: People ‘don’t think they need one’
A new poll shows why so few people are willing to get the latest COVID booster.
Should you quit employment to open a practice? These docs share how they did it
Employment doesn’t necessarily mean happiness.
Cardiologist sues hospital, claims he was fired in retaliation
Lawsuit alleges that the defendants “placed profit above all else.”
Why doctors are losing trust in patients; what should be done?
There’s a large amount of literature about what makes patients trust their doctor.
No, you can’t see a different doctor: We need zero tolerance of patient bias
While speech may not constitute violence in the strictest sense of the word, there is growing evidence that it can be physically harmful.
States cracking down harder on docs who sexually abuse patients
The Federation of State Medical Boards conducted a 2-year review of how medical boards handled cases of sexual misconduct.
Florida doc dies by suicide after allegedly drugging and raping patients
A Collier County Sheriff’s deputy found the internist’s body near his Naples home with a gunshot...
Women docs: How your next job contract can reflect your real goals
“I found that navigating contracts from the standpoint of a woman still in childbearing years was a little disappointing and challenging,”
How blunt is too blunt for informed consent?
There’s a fine line between providing enough information on the risks and benefits of a particular treatment and knowing you’ve explained it well...
From the Journals
Analysis of doctors’ EHR email finds infrequent but notable hostility
Researchers were struck by the hostility of negative sentiment in some emails to physicians.