In this podcast/article from KevinMD.com, the author questions how FIGS – a design-driven medical apparel company – let a flagrantly offensive advertisement against DOs get published, in addition to other criticism: “We should also ponder how – despite 150 years of DO education within the US – we’ve failed to correct the systemic discrimination against […]
Medical practices incorporate digital apps to improve online scheduling, send appointment reminders, and provide telemedicine options. And physicians now have entire medical libraries at their fingertips to confirm a diagnosis, check drug interactions, and collaborate with other HCPs. Here are some of the most popular medical apps for doctors, nurses, and medical students.
To help ready physicians with sound, scientific knowledge—untarnished by political views—essential to combating COVID-19, the Annals of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians hosted the COVID-19 Vaccine Forum on 10/16/20 to offer current, evidence-based information related to the science, approval processes, and development of clinical recommendations for vaccines.
In this article/podcast from the pages of KevinMD.com, the physician authors describe their distress upon hearing and reading the recent disparaging comments about osteopathic medicine, which attacked Navy Commander Dr. Sean Conley, DO, the Physician of the President: “When someone challenges the validity of a legitimate medical degree, the entire house of medicine is under […]
The report is based on data collected from Medscape’s Physician Compensation Report 2020 in February 2020, representing responses from more than 17,000 physicians in more than 30 specialties. The slideshow paints an interesting picture considering the financial landscape for many physicians has changed due to COVID-19’s impact on medical practices.
From our friends at Healthgrades comes this list of seven side jobs that an oncologist may be able to take on, such as freelance writing or consulting. Despite working 60 to 80 hours a week or more, there is something to be said for raising your profile, pursuing a passion, or diversifying your skill set […]
According to the 2019 State Physician Workforce Data Report published by the Association of American Medical Colleges, for every 100,000 people living in the US, there are 277.8 physicians. Check out this list from Healthgrades, which outlines the top 5 states with the highest number of physicians, as well as the top 5 lowest.
Whether you’re a resident looking for your first job or itching for a change of scenery, there are plenty of websites out there that can assist in the hunt. But where do you start? Thankfully, Healthgrades features five outstanding job listing platforms for physicians looking to make a move or beginning their career in medicine.
Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States, Medscape conducted its annual survey of physician compensation, analyzing responses from more than 17,000 physicians across 30 specialties. Here are some the key takeaways, along with how COVID-19 could influence next year’s numbers.
In this survey conducted by Medscape – the National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report 2020 – more than 15,000 physicians were asked about their emotional and physical wellbeing, with 42% reported feeling burned out. Where does oncology rank on the list?