Letters from Maine

Help wanted

Dr. William G. Wilkoff ponders the difficulties of residency training and physician workforce shortages.

Behavioral Consult

It’s all in the timing

After seeing so many behaviors change quickly, parents expect all change to be equally fast.


Labeling of medication warnings

Issuing timely warnings regarding medical products promotes patient safety, and the law appears to place the major onus on the manufacturer.

Letters from Maine

Being the optimistic physician

Do you think your optimism has been a positive contribution to your success as a physician? Or a liability?


Our EHRs have a drug problem

Setting up electronic prescribing of controlled substances in an electronic record can be costly and incredibly time consuming.

Letters from Maine

Time or money?

Dr. William G. Wilkoff ponders the issue of prioritizing time or money in a career.