Challenges in Medicine

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

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

Joy Chang Liu, MD

Mar 29, 2022

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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

Read Asian Americans Are Not Monolithic. Medical Data Should Reflect Thatarticle image

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

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In Defense of Being a Doctor

Colleen McDermott, MD

Jan 31, 2022 Link to In Defense of Being a Doctor

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It's Not 'Efficient' If It Sacrifices Patient Care​

Arlene Dorrough, PA

Jan 31, 2022 Link to It's Not 'Efficient' If It Sacrifices Patient Care​

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Why We Need to Prioritize Obesity Education in Medical School

Amber Olson

Jan 19, 2022 Link to Why We Need to Prioritize Obesity Education in Medical School

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Nutrition in Medicine Should Be More Than an Afterthought

Rishab Chawla

Jan 18, 2022 Link to Nutrition in Medicine Should Be More Than an Afterthought

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Why Is Pharmacogenomics Testing Worth the Effort?

Dalga David Surofchy PharmD, APh

Jan 10, 2022 Link to Why Is Pharmacogenomics Testing Worth the Effort?

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Is It Time to Rethink OSCE?

Basavana Goudra, MD, FRCA, FCARCSI

Jan 3, 2022 Link to Is It Time to Rethink OSCE?

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Addressing Equity in Breast Cancer Research at SABCS 2021

Lynne Lederman, PhD

Dec 20, 2021 Link to Addressing Equity in Breast Cancer Research at SABCS 2021

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The Food Pyramid Has a Diversity Problem

Vicky Li

Dec 13, 2021 Link to The Food Pyramid Has a Diversity Problem

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Primary Care Doctors Are Vital. Why Aren't They Recognized More?

Benjamin Simon Kornitzer, MD

Dec 13, 2021 Link to Primary Care Doctors Are Vital. Why Aren't They Recognized More?

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Combating Race-Based Medicine

Micaela Stevenson

Dec 8, 2021 Link to Combating Race-Based Medicine

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The Second Class of Practicing Medicine

Alexandria Clarinda Lynch, MD, MPH, FACS, CPE

Dec 6, 2021 Link to The Second Class of Practicing Medicine

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Why Don't Clinicians Have Medical Coaches?

Ricardo Chujutalli, MD, MBA

Dec 6, 2021 Link to Why Don't Clinicians Have Medical Coaches?