Challenges in Medicine

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

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Healing One Patient Is Simple. Healing the Health Care System Isn’t

Chirag Parghi, MD

Nov 5, 2021

Read Have You Ever Made An Intern or Medical Student Cry?article image

Have You Ever Made An Intern or Medical Student Cry?

Colleen McDermott, MD

Nov 1, 2021 Link to Have You Ever Made An Intern or Medical Student Cry?

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The Gender Pay Gap in Medicine is Not a Myth

Dagny Zhu

Nov 1, 2021 Link to The Gender Pay Gap in Medicine is Not a Myth

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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Impacted Women Clinicians

Andrea B Braun, MD

Nov 1, 2021 Link to How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Impacted Women Clinicians

Read A Pandemic Within a Pandemic: Navigating Burnout Among Health Care Workersarticle image

A Pandemic Within a Pandemic: Navigating Burnout Among Health Care Workers

Muhammad Adrish, MD FCCP

Nov 1, 2021 Link to A Pandemic Within a Pandemic: Navigating Burnout Among Health Care Workers

Read Health Care is a Difficult Job, But Health Inequity is a Difficult Problem article image

Health Care is a Difficult Job, But Health Inequity is a Difficult Problem

Blythe Craft, NP

Oct 25, 2021 Link to Health Care is a Difficult Job, But Health Inequity is a Difficult Problem

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What It's Like to Be the Zebra in Medical School

Dallas Walter, MD

Oct 25, 2021 Link to What It's Like to Be the Zebra in Medical School

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Gender Equity on the Vitreoretinal Podium: Progress Made, Still Work To Be Done

Jayanth Sridhar, MD

Oct 18, 2021 Link to Gender Equity on the Vitreoretinal Podium: Progress Made, Still Work To Be Done

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Why We Need to Rethink Disparities Research

Helen O Williams, MD, MA

Oct 13, 2021 Link to Why We Need to Rethink Disparities Research

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

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

Christopher Morrow, MD

Oct 12, 2021 Link to Athletes Can Ask for Mental Health Help. Why Can’t We?

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My Struggle With “Chronic Invisibility”

Anonymous

Oct 5, 2021 Link to My Struggle With “Chronic Invisibility”

Read Why Primary Care Clinicians are Key to Identifying and Addressing Behavioral Health Stressorsarticle image

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

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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