Expert Insights

The Expert Insights series on Op-Med features interviews, resources, and insights from medical professionals on popular topics in medicine.

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'Assistant' vs. 'Associate': PAs Speak Up on Branding the Profession

Angelica Recierdo, MS, BSN

Jul 16, 2021

Read Overworked by COVID-19, Clinicians Alter Career Plans in Drovesarticle image

Overworked by COVID-19, Clinicians Alter Career Plans in Droves

Abraham Kim and 1 other

Jun 28, 2021 Link to Overworked by COVID-19, Clinicians Alter Career Plans in Droves

Read This Doctor Bought a Private Practice Right Out of Fellowship. Now It’s Paying Dividendsarticle image

This Doctor Bought a Private Practice Right Out of Fellowship. Now It’s Paying Dividends

Abraham Kim

Jun 19, 2021 Link to This Doctor Bought a Private Practice Right Out of Fellowship. Now It’s Paying Dividends

Read Dr. Nadine Burke Harris on Being California's First Surgeon Generalarticle image

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris on Being California's First Surgeon General

Rosemarie Pitsch, MPH

Jun 11, 2021 Link to Dr. Nadine Burke Harris on Being California's First Surgeon General

Read Should Doctors Be Playing More Video Games?article image

Should Doctors Be Playing More Video Games?

Abraham Kim

May 28, 2021 Link to Should Doctors Be Playing More Video Games?

Read Dr. Nunez-Smith Leads First Task Force on Health Equityarticle image

Dr. Nunez-Smith Leads First Task Force on Health Equity

Rosemarie Pitsch, MPH

May 14, 2021 Link to Dr. Nunez-Smith Leads First Task Force on Health Equity

Read ‘Our Differences Are Our Strengths’: Two Physicians on AAPI Heritage Month in Medicinearticle image

‘Our Differences Are Our Strengths’: Two Physicians on AAPI Heritage Month in Medicine

Abraham Kim

May 10, 2021 Link to ‘Our Differences Are Our Strengths’: Two Physicians on AAPI Heritage Month in Medicine

Read PAs Respond to the Future of Emergency Medicine article image

PAs Respond to the Future of Emergency Medicine

Angelica Recierdo, MS, BSN

Apr 29, 2021 Link to PAs Respond to the Future of Emergency Medicine

Read Interviews Via Camera and Patient Care Behind Masks: How COVID-19 Affected the PA Professionarticle image

Interviews Via Camera and Patient Care Behind Masks: How COVID-19 Affected the PA Profession

Enajite Igho, MS and 1 other

Apr 27, 2021 Link to Interviews Via Camera and Patient Care Behind Masks: How COVID-19 Affected the PA Profession

Read The New Price Transparency Rule Aims to Lower Drug Costs. But Will It Work?article image

The New Price Transparency Rule Aims to Lower Drug Costs. But Will It Work?

Abraham Kim

Apr 20, 2021 Link to The New Price Transparency Rule Aims to Lower Drug Costs. But Will It Work?

Read Paging Dr. Mom: Searching for Balance During a Pandemicarticle image

Paging Dr. Mom: Searching for Balance During a Pandemic

Rosemarie Pitsch, MPH

Mar 23, 2021 Link to Paging Dr. Mom: Searching for Balance During a Pandemic

Read How One Clinician Supports Sexual Wellness in Women Living With Cancerarticle image

How One Clinician Supports Sexual Wellness in Women Living With Cancer

Angelica Recierdo, MS, BSN

Mar 16, 2021 Link to How One Clinician Supports Sexual Wellness in Women Living With Cancer

Read ENDO 2021 Meeting Prep: A Guide to This Year's Meeting article image

ENDO 2021 Meeting Prep: A Guide to This Year's Meeting

Angelica Recierdo, MS, BSN

Mar 12, 2021 Link to ENDO 2021 Meeting Prep: A Guide to This Year's Meeting

Read 4 Physicians on the Significance of Black History Month in Medicinearticle image

4 Physicians on the Significance of Black History Month in Medicine

Abraham Kim

Feb 23, 2021 Link to 4 Physicians on the Significance of Black History Month in Medicine

Read Global Health Expert Dr. Linda Mobula on the Secret to Controlling an Outbreakarticle image

Global Health Expert Dr. Linda Mobula on the Secret to Controlling an Outbreak

Rosemarie Pitsch, MPH

Feb 23, 2021 Link to Global Health Expert Dr. Linda Mobula on the Secret to Controlling an Outbreak

Read End of an Era: The Medical Community Responds to the Elimination of Step 2 CSarticle image

End of an Era: The Medical Community Responds to the Elimination of Step 2 CS

Angelica Recierdo, MS, BSN and 2 others

Feb 3, 2021 Link to End of an Era: The Medical Community Responds to the Elimination of Step 2 CS

Read Dr. Alexa Canady: The First Black Female Neurosurgeon in the USarticle image

Dr. Alexa Canady: The First Black Female Neurosurgeon in the US

Rosemarie Pitsch, MPH

Jan 26, 2021 Link to Dr. Alexa Canady: The First Black Female Neurosurgeon in the US

Read These 3 Schools Are Reenvisioning Medical Education, Starting With No Tuitionarticle image

These 3 Schools Are Reenvisioning Medical Education, Starting With No Tuition

Abraham Kim

Jan 26, 2021 Link to These 3 Schools Are Reenvisioning Medical Education, Starting With No Tuition

Read Turning the Corner Into 2021: The Most Important Post-COVID-19 Health Care Changesarticle image

Turning the Corner Into 2021: The Most Important Post-COVID-19 Health Care Changes

Abraham Kim and 2 others

Dec 17, 2020 Link to Turning the Corner Into 2021: The Most Important Post-COVID-19 Health Care Changes

Read Stories We Cherish: A Roundup of Memorable Holiday Patientsarticle image

Stories We Cherish: A Roundup of Memorable Holiday Patients

Angelica Recierdo, MS, BSN

Dec 17, 2020 Link to Stories We Cherish: A Roundup of Memorable Holiday Patients

Read Gratitude Remains in Style, Even in 2020article image

Gratitude Remains in Style, Even in 2020

Erin Mercer, MBA, MA, CCC-SLP

Dec 15, 2020 Link to Gratitude Remains in Style, Even in 2020

Read From Internist to ZDoggMD, How a Physician Found His Voice in a ‘Dysfunctional’ Health Care Systemarticle image

From Internist to ZDoggMD, How a Physician Found His Voice in a ‘Dysfunctional’ Health Care System

Abraham Kim

Dec 15, 2020 Link to From Internist to ZDoggMD, How a Physician Found His Voice in a ‘Dysfunctional’ Health Care System