Challenges in Medicine

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

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Newborn Mortality Rates Are Not Color Blind

Victor Ekuta, MD

Jun 4, 2021

Read Tokenism Vs. Diversity: What I Learned During Intern Selectionarticle image

Tokenism Vs. Diversity: What I Learned During Intern Selection

Sara Khan, MD

Jun 1, 2021 Link to Tokenism Vs. Diversity: What I Learned During Intern Selection

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Don't Tell Your Dean What I Said

Danielle Ellis, MD

May 24, 2021 Link to Don't Tell Your Dean What I Said

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Examining Equity in Radiology

Anjali Malik, MD

May 24, 2021 Link to Examining Equity in Radiology

Read Improving Residency Because We Love It, Not Hate Itarticle image

Improving Residency Because We Love It, Not Hate It

Nzuekoh Nchinda, MD

May 20, 2021 Link to Improving Residency Because We Love It, Not Hate It

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We Need a Better Way to Distribute Vaccines

Charles Sanky, MD, MPH and 1 other

May 18, 2021 Link to We Need a Better Way to Distribute Vaccines

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Let's Honor the Achievements of Those in the AAPI Community

Yuemei (Amy) Zhang, MD, MBA and 1 other

May 17, 2021 Link to Let's Honor the Achievements of Those in the AAPI Community

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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

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How Do I Know I Made the Right Clinical Decision If I Don’t See the Outcome?

Charlotte Grinberg, MD

May 12, 2021 Link to How Do I Know I Made the Right Clinical Decision If I Don’t See the Outcome?

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Examining Diversity and Equity at ACOG 2021

Cresta Wedel Jones, MD FACOG

May 10, 2021 Link to Examining Diversity and Equity at ACOG 2021

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Why Do We Reduce Our Patients to Words?

Nicholas Salter

May 10, 2021 Link to Why Do We Reduce Our Patients to Words?

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Taking Race(ism) Out of the Equation

Victor Ekuta, MD

May 1, 2021 Link to Taking Race(ism) Out of the Equation

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?

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I Can Affect Social Change as a Surgeon, Too

Nzuekoh Nchinda, MD

Apr 12, 2021 Link to I Can Affect Social Change as a Surgeon, Too

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The Case for Three Years of Med School

Connor Breinholt

Apr 10, 2021 Link to The Case for Three Years of Med School

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Why We Should Be Encouraging 'Stupid' Questions

Scarlett Hao, MD

Apr 5, 2021 Link to Why We Should Be Encouraging 'Stupid' Questions

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The Consequences of Not Following Your Gut

Elizabeth Moham

Apr 2, 2021 Link to The Consequences of Not Following Your Gut

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Justice Is Not a Passive Process. Medicine Must Step Up

Yuemei (Amy) Zhang, MD, MBA

Mar 18, 2021 Link to Justice Is Not a Passive Process. Medicine Must Step Up

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The New CPT Codes: The Start of A Long Way to Go

Melinda Rebecca Ring, MD FACP, ABOIM

Mar 17, 2021 Link to The New CPT Codes: The Start of A Long Way to Go

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The Case of the Missing Gallstone

Bhagwan Satiani, MD

Mar 15, 2021 Link to The Case of the Missing Gallstone

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Why COVID-19 No-Visitation Policies May Be Doing More Harm Than Good

David Deemer

Mar 8, 2021 Link to Why COVID-19 No-Visitation Policies May Be Doing More Harm Than Good

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'Who Has Access to Health Care?' and Other Questions Worth Asking

Zainab Mabizari, MD

Mar 1, 2021 Link to 'Who Has Access to Health Care?' and Other Questions Worth Asking