It's Complicated: What We Wish Legislators Knew About Health Care
Health care truly is complicated. We asked our new physician bloggers what policymakers need to understand if they're going to help create a better system.[Read More]
Disease Outbreak Shows What -- and Why -- We Can Learn From Mistakes
When physicians failed to follow the principles of evidence-based medicine, it exacerbated a pertussis outbreak in Kentucky. Gerry Tolbert, M.D., writes that doctors must learn from such mistakes.[Read More]
I Filled My Prescription Against Burnout at the Gym
Getting in tune with your physical, emotional and spiritual well-being is key to treating burnout. Marie-Elizabeth Ramas, M.D., writes that she did all three at her local gym.[Read More]
I'm Invited to a Patient's Wedding; Should I Save the Date?
How would you respond to a patient's invitation to a social event? Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., examines the conflict family physicians face when deciding the right thing to do.[Read More]
What to Do When Experienced Colleague Is Wrong? Speak Up
Young physicians often defer to more experienced colleagues when there are differing opinions. The problem, Peter Rippey, M.D., writes is that sometimes the more experienced physician is wrong.[Read More]
Primary Care Needs a Raise -- All of Us
Family physicians and the rest of the primary care team deserve better compensation. Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., writes that investing more money in primary care would benefit not only physicians, but also their patients, staff and communities.[Read More]
I'm Standing Up for Direct Primary Care
Ryan Neuhofel, D.O., M.P.H., knows legislators won't significantly improve our health care system on their own. Success requires persistent grassroots advocacy, and family physicians need to be a part of that.[Read More]
Out of Control: What I Learned From 36 Hours in Labor
Physicians like to be in control in health care settings, but Beth Oller, M.D., says doctors -- like all patients -- relinquish much control when they are admitted to a hospital.[Read More]
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- It's Complicated: What We Wish Legislators Knew About Health Care
- Disease Outbreak Shows What -- and Why -- We Can Learn From Mistakes
- I Filled My Prescription Against Burnout at the Gym
- I'm Invited to a Patient's Wedding; Should I Save the Date?
- Speaking Same Language Doesn't Guarantee Being on Same Page
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