An oncologist reflects on his last decade as a physician and what he’s learning through the art of oncology — the daily practice that is outside the latest data and is often not explicitly taught in fellowship — that has become ever more important and gratifying. Age, a changing work environment, a pandemic and telemedicine, […]
A second-year psychiatry resident filed a lawsuit in June 2021 against the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia for gross and corporate negligence, stemming from an attack in February 2021 in which the resident was repeatedly stabbed in the face reportedly by a patient wielding a lunch-tray metal knife and sharp pen.
Fewer than half (41%) of people who apply to medical school get accepted. Today’s acceptance rate is the lowest it’s ever been, even though people submit an average of 17 applications each to medical schools. Why such a low acceptance rate? One reason is that more people are applying to medical school than ever before. […]