Another proposal to mitigate the damages of the pending shortage of doctors is in the works – it aims to eliminate medical school debt and with it the potential barrier to applying to medical school for many students. Under the … Continue reading
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Do you ever think it is appropriate to discuss a patient online, even if identifying details have been changed? What about posting pictures?
A New York Times ethicist recently answered a question from a medical student concerned about her classmates who post “de-identified” photos of their patients as punch lines to jokes – in this specific context, a
An article published in the December issue of Academic Medicine highlights the increasing shortage of doctors who are willing to be on-call, even for pay, and the reasons for and solutions to the crisis.
On-call duties were traditionally performed without pay by doctors in exchange for hospital admitting privileges. Today, residents at...