Challenges in Medicine

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

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Athletes Can Ask for Mental Health Help. Why Can’t We?

Christopher Morrow, MD

Oct 12, 2021

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My Struggle With “Chronic Invisibility”

Anonymous

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Why Primary Care Clinicians are Key to Identifying and Addressing Behavioral Health Stressors

Nikole Sara Benders-Hadi, MD and 1 other

Sep 22, 2021 Link to Why Primary Care Clinicians are Key to Identifying and Addressing Behavioral Health Stressors

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The Time is Now for Brain Health Equity

Victor Ekuta, MD

Aug 26, 2021 Link to The Time is Now for Brain Health Equity

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The Medical Community’s Response to Aducanumab Gives Me Hope

Lachlan Shiver

Aug 25, 2021 Link to The Medical Community’s Response to Aducanumab Gives Me Hope

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Over Half of Clinicians Face Restrictions for Moonlighting. That May Soon Change

Daniel Novinson, MD, MPH and 1 other

Aug 16, 2021 Link to Over Half of Clinicians Face Restrictions for Moonlighting. That May Soon Change

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Will New Federal Prescribing Guidelines Make a Difference in Reducing Opioid-Related Deaths?

Joy Westerman

Aug 9, 2021 Link to Will New Federal Prescribing Guidelines Make a Difference in Reducing Opioid-Related Deaths?

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I Retired after Being Punished for Speaking Out. Now I Can Speak My Mind

Arthur Lazarus, MD, MBA

Aug 7, 2021 Link to I Retired after Being Punished for Speaking Out. Now I Can Speak My Mind

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Prior Authorization Is Causing Even More Headaches Than EHR

Arthur Lazarus, MD, MBA

Aug 3, 2021 Link to Prior Authorization Is Causing Even More Headaches Than EHR

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Medical Students Suffer in Silence So Their Career Doesn’t

Sara Khan, MD

Jul 12, 2021 Link to Medical Students Suffer in Silence So Their Career Doesn’t

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Clerkship Year Doesn't Need To Be Like This

Phoebe Prioleau, MD

Jul 8, 2021 Link to Clerkship Year Doesn't Need To Be Like This

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The Things We Work Through When Maybe We Shouldn’t

Jennifer Lycette, MD

Jul 7, 2021 Link to The Things We Work Through When Maybe We Shouldn’t

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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

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Why We Should Be Proud to Be Disruptive Doctors

Daniel Waters, DO

Jun 16, 2021 Link to Why We Should Be Proud to Be Disruptive Doctors

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I Thought Med School Was a Piece of Cake. Then I Had My First Patient Encounter

Casey Schukow

Jun 15, 2021 Link to I Thought Med School Was a Piece of Cake. Then I Had My First Patient Encounter

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How Long Have You Been Awake?

Max Blumberg, MD

Jun 14, 2021 Link to How Long Have You Been Awake?

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Cleaning up Our Practice

Shah-Naz Khan, MD

Jun 11, 2021 Link to Cleaning up Our Practice

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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

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Elite Institutions: Myths, Realities, and Hard Truths

Olga Muldoon, MD

Jun 10, 2021 Link to Elite Institutions: Myths, Realities, and Hard Truths

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We Are the Blessing, Not Dressed in Disguise

Kanesha Overton

Jun 8, 2021 Link to We Are the Blessing, Not Dressed in Disguise

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The Role of Health Care in a More Sustainable World

Catherine Cheney

Jun 8, 2021 Link to The Role of Health Care in a More Sustainable World

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The Dovetailing of EMRs and COVID-19

Rabia Yunus Karani, MD

Jun 7, 2021 Link to The Dovetailing of EMRs and COVID-19