What to do when patients lack decision-making capacity, surrogates
Physicians often care for unrepresented patients, who lack decision-making capacity and identifiable surrogates. Explore how to handle this challenging ethical situation.
WHO adds burnout to ICD-11. What it means for physicians.
With the World Health Organization’s upgrade of burnout to a syndrome, what does this mean for physicians? This is what physicians need to know.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
How tomorrow’s doctors can unleash population health’s power
The AMA offers new training to help medical students, residents and doctors learn about the potential change-maker of population health.
Inside Mayo Clinic's 5-step process for handling biased patients
Patients with hateful attitudes can pose a problem. Now physicians and other health professionals at Mayo have a place to turn for help.
Resident & Student Health
How to immunize yourself against medical school burnout
A panel of physicians from various career stages offered tips for handling the stresses of medicine, as a medical student and throughout your career.
Billing for end-of-life care talks grows, but barriers remain
Medicare now pays for end-of-life talks, yet early-stage data shows that claims are relatively low, with differences by specialty, geography.
3 overlooked ways to make your private practice more efficient
Conduct better team meetings, plan ahead for smoother patient visits and make prescription renewals a once-a-year task.
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