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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 edOnline 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 careFinding 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 spotsA 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 ariseTo provide optimal care to cancer patients, clinicians should attend to psychological as well as physical dimensions of patients’ illness experiences.
Once endangered, doctors’ lounge revived to battle burnoutA 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 disparitiesSix-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 opioidsMore than 70% of people misusing opioids get them from family or friends. Following this advice can make diversion to nonmedical use much less likely.