Steps to help physicians set personal and professional goals, define their scope of practice, determine which services to offer, and avoid common mistakes when launching a private practice
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Jesus Medina, MD delivers his presidential address to the Triological Society Jan. 24 at the organization’s Combined Sections Meeting.
Studies show that distress, burnout, and depression in medical students and residents have contributed to a recent decrease in their empathy for patients
Residents in the general surgery program at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., participate in monthly “pizza grand rounds,” in which they discuss ethics-fraught situations they encounter. Some of the situations are the subjects of papers published in Surgery. Here are summaries of a few of those published situations. The papers intentionally do not mention the actions ultimately taken, so that the attention remains on the principles and questions involved.
Otolaryngologists with a desire to broaden their careers beyond traditional medical practice have several options. Programs exist that can open doors into medical leadership, health policy work, clinical and outcomes research and public office. Opportunities are available at all stages of a physician’s career. Here’s a look at a handful of programs that aim to provide physicians with the tools they need to take their careers in a new direction.