A recent wave of sickness in this doctor's family made her realize how inconvenient it is for many people in this country to be ill.
KrisEmily McCrory, MD
A recent case of a patient left in the cold in Baltimore is not an aberration, it's a symptom of a larger problem with this country's health care system.
Although women make up half of medical students and greater than a third of attending physicians, medicine has its fair share of problems.
This family medicine doc weighs the satisfaction of the job with the various challenges — finan-cial or otherwise — she faces.
After the past year, it's imperative that we improve ourselves and our communities instead of lay-ing blame or complaining at the condition of our world.
With the future of healthcare as uncertain as ever, now is the time for physicians to step up and take a leadership role.
Physicians understand there is nothing voluntary about MOC, and failing to maintain certification can lead to negative professional outcomes.
A better EHR might seem to be the solution to many physicians' frustrations, but in reality, oppressive quality markers are at the heart of the problem.
Because the replacement for Medicare's SGR is complex and potentially difficult to participate in, physicians must arm themselves with knowledge.
Why should you go to a live CME conference? There are multiple benefits, not the least of which is networking with your peers.