ReachMD offers this CME/video case study on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), new genetic understandings, MET inhibitor use, and presentation with extra muscular manifestations. The program also highlights the challenges healthcare professionals face when it comes to diagnosing this complex condition.
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?
The FDA added a warning that Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine may trigger Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) in a small number of people. Of the 12.5 million Americans who received this vaccine, about 100 people reported having GBS, which is an acquired demyelinating polyneuropathy that often begins in the lower extremities and ascends over time with […]
According to a study of 135,000 doctors by Doximity, male physicians made, on average, 28% more than females in 2020, a 3% increase from the 2019 numbers. The survey, along with Medscape’s poll in 2021 that showed male specialist physicians overall making 33% more than females, points to a few other large gender pay gaps, […]
There are several reasons why the COVID-19 Delta variant – responsible for the COVID crisis in India – has public health experts and doctors concerned, including its transmissibility and disease severity. You likely already know the Delta “variant of concern” is more contagious than previous variants (denoted by the Greek alphabet), but here are five […]
Based on the Medicus Firm’s hundreds of job searches and placements across the US, the results are a case of good news and bad news. The bad? Elective procedures canceled, hiring slowed, and signing bonuses stalled. However, the good news is that those people canceling the elective procedures still need them, bringing about a necessary […]
The IRS was kind enough to move the traditional tax deadline from April 15 to Monday, May 17, granting a bit of a reprieve for getting your financial affairs in order. Many physicians choose to handle their taxes themselves despite a good CPA paying for him/herself in the deductions and tax-savings strategies that they find […]
Are you “Team Stocks” when considering investing? Or are you “Team Real Estate”? A little bit of both? Despite stocks and real estate being the two pillars for investing, the nuances of each can be daunting. When considering what makes the most sense for your financial goals, here are some factors that could have implications […]
Saving for retirement can be overwhelming with so many individual factors at play. You’ve worked hard your whole life, so why can’t you enjoy the fruits of your labor when you’re finished practicing? This article presents many things to consider when planning your financial future and details some benchmarks and metrics that will help you […]
This drug was first approved in the US in the 1970s for anesthesia and pain relief, and last year, the FDA approved it for patients with major depression that are treatment resistant. If you said ketamine, you’re correct, and because more than 30% of patients are resistant to SSRIs, finding an effective treatment for major […]