Managing Your Practice

Terminating an employee

Make it clear, when necessary, that the decision has already been made, so arguing or pleading will change nothing.

Law & Medicine

Mandatory reporting laws

What requirements do state and federal governments impose on health care providers who treat potential cases of...


Some patients leave a scar on you

In light of the serious toll that adverse outcomes can take, SVS seeks to develop a dialogue as to how members...


Reflections on women in surgery

Women in surgery face added risks for burnout above and beyond their male counterparts, largely because of...


Physician value thyself!

Physicians need to regain their sense of self-esteem and value as a bulwark against burnout and to engage in the...