Challenges in Medicine

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

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

Hemal Narendra Sampat, MD

Aug 12, 2020

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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Step 2 CS: An Unnecessary Cost

Stephen Haff

Jun 11, 2020 Link to Step 2 CS: An Unnecessary Cost

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COVID-19 Or: How I Learned to Stop Moping and Focus on What's Important

Jesse Cann

Jun 8, 2020 Link to COVID-19 Or: How I Learned to Stop Moping and Focus on What's Important

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COVID-19 Reveals Disparities in Health Care

Tiffany Chow

Jun 5, 2020 Link to COVID-19 Reveals Disparities in Health Care

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What Does it Take to Achieve Clinical Mastery?

Alagappan Muthuraman, MD

Jun 5, 2020 Link to What Does it Take to Achieve Clinical Mastery?

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The Problem With Postbaccalaureate Premedical Programs

Phoebe Prioleau, MD

May 7, 2020 Link to The Problem With Postbaccalaureate Premedical Programs

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The Health of Health Care Workers

Sonali Mantoo, MD

May 6, 2020 Link to The Health of Health Care Workers

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We Asked, You Answered: What Changes Would You Make to NP Licensing and Certification Processes?

Erin Mercer, MBA, MA, CCC-SLP

May 5, 2020 Link to We Asked, You Answered: What Changes Would You Make to NP Licensing and Certification Processes?

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How COVID-19 Could Test the Adaptability of the NRMP

Michael Kortz

Apr 22, 2020 Link to How COVID-19 Could Test the Adaptability of the NRMP