HealthgradesOldest and Youngest Doctors by Specialty

Which specialties will be most affected by changing age demographics among doctors? That’s the question the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) asks in their latest survey of “Active Physicians by Age and Specialty”, which tallied up the results of 935,000 practicing physicians in the US. Where does your specialty fall on the list?

American College of PhysiciansEffect of Bedside Compared with Outside the Room Patient Case Presentation on Patients’ Knowledge About Their Medical Care

Medical jargon and the complexity of medical information may cause misunderstandings and patient discomfort when bedside case presentations are taking place. To see if outside-the-room case presentations were more effective, the researchers examined the patients’ average knowledge of three dimensions of their medical care in both settings — understanding their disease, the therapeutic approach being […]

Everyday HealthDoctors Beware: There’s a $400,000 Target on Your Back

In this article/podcast from KevinMD.com, the author encourages readers to make some adjustments in their life to reduce the professional and personal risks associated with the stakeholders who target physicians, including corporate America, the government, patients, and the financial industry. The commentary is a response to President Biden’s multi-trillion spending plan, which targets rich corporations […]

Healthgrades8 Foods That Relieve Joint Pain

You may know a few of the foods that have been shown to limit or slow down inflammation and relieve the pain that plagues many of your patients – and even possibly you! – in their joints. Here’s a great list from our friends at Healthgrades, which provides information on eight foods that are rich […]

Healthgrades6 Career Factors That Matter Most to Female Physicians

Would it surprise you to know that women make up the majority of total enrolled medical students? As the landscape shifts and the medical industry evolves toward a women’s professional goals and responsibilities, the Medscape Women Physicians Report 2020 surveyed 3,000 female doctors to pinpoint the core issues important to women doctors. Here’s what the […]