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Caleb worked as a contributing writer in 2017.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
Despite hiccups, online learning tools bring value to med ed
Online learning is here to stay. How can it be leveraged to optimize medical education? Two medical school educators share their experiences.
AI, teamed with physicians’ intelligence, could improve care
Finding the right blend of physician and machine intelligence will take time. There should be no rush to use AI technologies until they’re proven.
Virginia med students, residents help open 25 more GME spots
A shortage of graduate medical education slots has become the norm. But starting in July, Virginia will begin funding new residency positions.
In complex cancer cases, tricky mental health issues often arise
To provide optimal care to cancer patients, clinicians should attend to psychological as well as physical dimensions of patients’ illness experiences.
Cross-state licensing process now live in 8 states
Interstate licensure agreement will make it easier for experienced physicians to apply and receive licenses in multiple states.
Once endangered, doctors’ lounge revived to battle burnout
A San Francisco hospital finds that revamping the doctors’ lounge is a simple but effective way to promote connectedness among physicians.
Medical School Diversity
How med student loan burdens can deepen health disparities
Six-figure student-loan burdens can discourage underrepresented minorities and lower-income students, who are likelier to work in underserved areas.
3 steps for physicians to boost safe storage, disposal of opioids
More than 70% of people misusing opioids get them from family or friends. Following this advice can make diversion to nonmedical use much less likely.