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At times, vaccines can become a controversial topic. People often have strong opinions about where protecting society as a whole stops and an individual’s rights start. With COVID-19 in the news and the potential for a vaccine, the topic is not going away any time soon…Read more
Medical schools teach medical content well, but they miss the mark when it comes to teaching the practical side of medicine. Questions like How should I manage my income? What should I look for in a contract? or What happens when I’m sued? are left unanswered. Physicians generally learn these lessons on the job and make avoidable mistakes along the way.
The following are nine skills I wish I would have learned before leaving medical school.Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic is confronting medical practices with unique operational challenges. Some practices have turned to telemedicine. Some providers are finding it difficult to continue operating at all, with sweeping cancellations of elective procedures and discouragement of in-person office appointments…Read more
The medical malpractice insurance landscape is complicated and can be confounding even for those of us with advanced degrees and seemingly high levels of competence.Read more
The nursing profession is all about positively impacting the lives of the patients, and there are many ways that a nurse can have a positive impact in their workplace environment, as well. There are four key areas of influence that a nurse has in the workplace.Read more
Shadowing plays an important role in both the decision to become a physician and the application process. This is why optimizing the experience is so important. The following is a list of “do’s and dont’s” of shadowing.Read more