Challenges in Medicine

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

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The Failing of the Physical Exam

Paul Ruggieri, MD

Sep 10, 2020

Read How Personal Protection Extends Beyond a Maskarticle image

How Personal Protection Extends Beyond a Mask

Ben R Bache-Wiig, MD

Aug 27, 2020 Link to How Personal Protection Extends Beyond a Mask

Read To Fight COVID-19, the Medical Establishment Must Address Its History of Racismarticle image

To Fight COVID-19, the Medical Establishment Must Address Its History of Racism

Rajesh Reddy, MD MPH

Aug 26, 2020 Link to To Fight COVID-19, the Medical Establishment Must Address Its History of Racism

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Response to #Medbikini: Standing Up Against Sexism in Medicine

Christina Wornom, RN

Aug 25, 2020 Link to Response to #Medbikini: Standing Up Against Sexism in Medicine

Read The Hurdle to a COVID-19 Vaccine Nobody Talks About: Supply Chain Managementarticle image

The Hurdle to a COVID-19 Vaccine Nobody Talks About: Supply Chain Management

Frieda Wiley

Aug 24, 2020 Link to The Hurdle to a COVID-19 Vaccine Nobody Talks About: Supply Chain Management

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We Write the Prescriptions, but at What Cost?

Steven Robert Quimby, MD

Aug 21, 2020 Link to We Write the Prescriptions, but at What Cost?

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Discourse on Beauty in Medicine

John Frederick Clark, MD

Aug 18, 2020 Link to Discourse on Beauty in Medicine

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How Virtual Interviews Might Mitigate Systemic Sexism in Medicine

Michelle Amy Finkel, MD

Aug 17, 2020 Link to How Virtual Interviews Might Mitigate Systemic Sexism in Medicine

Read How Our EMRs Are Hurting Us In the Fight Against COVID-19article image

How Our EMRs Are Hurting Us In the Fight Against COVID-19

Hemal Narendra Sampat, MD

Aug 12, 2020 Link to How Our EMRs Are Hurting Us In the Fight Against COVID-19

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The Performance vs. the Patients

Megan Ottomeyer, DO

Aug 7, 2020 Link to The Performance vs. the Patients

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The Hospital Workers Who Aren't Getting a Living Wage

Sunny Kung, MD and 1 other

Jul 30, 2020 Link to The Hospital Workers Who Aren't Getting a Living Wage

Read How Our Health Care System Hurts Our Patients' Well-Beingarticle image

How Our Health Care System Hurts Our Patients' Well-Being

Melissa Kwak, MD

Jul 22, 2020 Link to How Our Health Care System Hurts Our Patients' Well-Being

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'White' Should Not Be the Medical Standard

Anonymous

Jul 20, 2020 Link to 'White' Should Not Be the Medical Standard

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What About the Other Pandemic?

May Khadem, MD

Jul 14, 2020 Link to What About the Other Pandemic?

Read The Pandemic Is Revealing What Med Students Always Suspectedarticle image

The Pandemic Is Revealing What Med Students Always Suspected

Austin Reifel

Jul 13, 2020 Link to The Pandemic Is Revealing What Med Students Always Suspected

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'Unfathomable': Perspectives of Black Medical Trainees

Rachel Ingraham and 2 others

Jul 10, 2020 Link to 'Unfathomable': Perspectives of Black Medical Trainees

Read Racism Within and Outside of Medicine Needs to End Now article image

Racism Within and Outside of Medicine Needs to End Now

Sean Conroy, PA-C

Jul 8, 2020 Link to Racism Within and Outside of Medicine Needs to End Now

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The Flawed Logic of Residents' 24-Hour Work Shifts

Colleen Mary Farrell, MD

Jul 7, 2020 Link to The Flawed Logic of Residents' 24-Hour Work Shifts

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It’s High Time to Revamp Medical Specialty Licensing. COVID-19 Is Showing Us How.

William Richard Laurence, MD

Jul 7, 2020 Link to It’s High Time to Revamp Medical Specialty Licensing. COVID-19 Is Showing Us How.

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We Are Not Victims of the System. We Are Enablers

Melissa Kwak, MD

Jun 29, 2020 Link to We Are Not Victims of the System. We Are Enablers

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As Healers, Ending Systemic Racism Is Our Work, Too

Lisa Doggett, MD

Jun 23, 2020 Link to As Healers, Ending Systemic Racism Is Our Work, Too

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Health Care Owes the Black Community More Than Words of Solidarity

Kwadwo Owusu-Akyaw, MD

Jun 16, 2020 Link to Health Care Owes the Black Community More Than Words of Solidarity