Challenges in Medicine

Examining the issues in medicine that you, your colleagues, and your patients face.

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Why I Am Choosing To Be “Inefficient” In Medicine

Colleen McDermott, MD

May 3, 2022

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We Aren’t Taught Enough to Be Doctors Outside of the Hospital

Sathvik Namburar

May 3, 2022 Link to We Aren’t Taught Enough to Be Doctors Outside of the Hospital

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The High Price We Pay for Health in America

Ricardo Chujutalli, MD, MBA and 1 other

May 2, 2022 Link to The High Price We Pay for Health in America

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Food Is Medicine. Hospital Food Currently Is Not

Benjamin T Ostrander, MD, MSE

Apr 26, 2022 Link to Food Is Medicine. Hospital Food Currently Is Not

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No Job Interview I’ve Had Has Actually Evaluated My Doctoring Skills

Charlotte Grinberg, MD

Apr 26, 2022 Link to No Job Interview I’ve Had Has Actually Evaluated My Doctoring Skills

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What Does Climate Change Have to Do With Medicine?

Rebecca K. Tsevat, MD

Apr 25, 2022 Link to What Does Climate Change Have to Do With Medicine?

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Why We Need to Diversify Medicine

Sarah Martinez

Apr 25, 2022 Link to Why We Need to Diversify Medicine

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Why Should Hospitals Have to Pay for Uninsured Patients?

Paul Calvin Holtrop, MD

Apr 18, 2022 Link to Why Should Hospitals Have to Pay for Uninsured Patients?

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Supplements Are Simply Medications Without FDA Oversight

Alexandria Clarinda Lynch, MD, MPH, FACS, CPE

Apr 12, 2022 Link to Supplements Are Simply Medications Without FDA Oversight

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How the NRMP can Clarify the Match Process with One Simple Change

Austin Huang

Apr 6, 2022 Link to How the NRMP can Clarify the Match Process with One Simple Change

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The Cost of Not Talking About Health Care Costs

Rebecca Yanovsky Dufner, MD, MBA

Apr 5, 2022 Link to The Cost of Not Talking About Health Care Costs

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Solving Burnout Takes More than Just Wellness

Sarah Humphreys, MD, MPH

Mar 30, 2022 Link to Solving Burnout Takes More than Just Wellness

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Is It Possible to Reach a State of Flow In Medicine?

Joy Chang Liu, MD

Mar 29, 2022 Link to Is It Possible to Reach a State of Flow In Medicine?

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My Fellow Physicians, This Is Not Your Fault

Jennifer Reid, MD

Mar 23, 2022 Link to My Fellow Physicians, This Is Not Your Fault

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Asian Americans Are Not Monolithic. Medical Data Should Reflect That

Amador "Tino" Delamerced

Mar 22, 2022 Link to Asian Americans Are Not Monolithic. Medical Data Should Reflect That

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Do Patients Really Need an Annual Pelvic Exam?

Padma Garvey, MD

Mar 16, 2022 Link to Do Patients Really Need an Annual Pelvic Exam?

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It’s Health, Not Health Care, That Creates Value

Steven Merahn, MD FAAP

Mar 7, 2022 Link to It’s Health, Not Health Care, That Creates Value

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How Medicine Can Benefit From Increased Diversity

Ricardo Chujutalli, MD, MBA and 1 other

Feb 22, 2022 Link to How Medicine Can Benefit From Increased Diversity

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Health Care Is Only 20% of Health, But It's An Important 20%

Evaline Cheng, MD

Feb 22, 2022 Link to Health Care Is Only 20% of Health, But It's An Important 20%

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Why Can’t I Opt Out of Physician Rating Sites?

Alexandria Clarinda Lynch, MD, MPH, FACS, CPE

Feb 7, 2022 Link to Why Can’t I Opt Out of Physician Rating Sites?

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Venting in Medicine Is Understandable. Lack of Empathy Is Not

Tajwar Taher, MD

Feb 7, 2022 Link to Venting in Medicine Is Understandable. Lack of Empathy Is Not

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The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Is Now Law, But Here’s What It Forgets

Charles Sanky, MD, MPH

Feb 2, 2022 Link to The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Is Now Law, But Here’s What It Forgets