How to assess quality of life in reconstructive transplantation
Reconstructive transplantation is elective and conducted to improve patients’ quality of life. Yet ethical inquiry into quality of life is lacking. Find out more from the AMA.
Black patients less likely to get treatment for opioid-use disorder
Financial barriers widen racial inequities in access to medication-assisted treatment for opioid-use disorder, creating a large disparity in prescriptions.
The opioid epidemic and emerging public health policy priorities
Adm. Brett P. Giroir, MD, of the Department of Health and Human Services, explores this national problem, along with potential solutions.
Resident & Student Finance
Physician contracting: Understanding letters of intent
Learn from the AMA about letters of intent and when should you retain an attorney during the contracting process.
Why U.S. spends so much on health care: Learn from world comparisons
Harvard’s Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH, lays out what we know—and don’t know—about health care spending in the U.S. and around the world.
Publications & Newsletters
Big league baseball a grand slam for players’ life expectancy
While the NFL is wracked by the CTE controversy, research shows major leaguers live longer lives than men in the general population.
What clinical ethics can learn from decision science
Learn more about the role that decision science can play in health care, and consider some of the ethical questions that it raises.
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