Resident & Student Finance
The top 5 medical specialties with the highest student-loan debts
Wondering how much you might owe before even starting practice in a particular specialty? We have the figures.
3 smartphone medical apps every physician should have
New apps launch daily, but to find answers to clinical questions, earn CME and get the latest medical news, doctors should start with these medical apps.
Residents in these medical specialties have the most regrets
One in seven residents reported career choice regret, with pathologists topping the list. Find out who’s likelier to experience career choice regret and why.
1 big reason for racial gap in hypertension: the Southern diet
New research underscores why it is so important to talk to black patients about the risks of a diet high in sodium and animal fats.
3 misconceptions about what drives medicine’s gender pay gap
Oft-told explanations of why male physicians earn more than their female counterparts overlook some key facts.
3 EHR information-blocking tactics that can harm patients
Electronic health record-vendor contracts may contain clauses that block information sharing on improving usability and patient safety research.
What your patients must know about direct-to-consumer lab tests
The direct-to-consumer testing market’s value will reach $350 million soon. Patients should think twice before getting tested without physician guidance.
Northwestern’s stroke care goes on the move for better outcomes
The Chicago area mobile stroke unit gives neurologists a 30-minute head start during the “golden hour” to save lives and enable quicker rehab.
5 things you didn’t know about health care cybersecurity
Criminals value medical files because of the amount of exploitable information they hold. An AMA survey has uncovered these keys you need to know about health care cybersecurity.