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Jennifer Lubell is a freelance writer in the Washington, D.C., area. She has written about health care practice trends and policy and clinical research for more than two decades, penning stories for MDedge, Medscape, Modern Healthcare and other publications.
How EvergreenHealth, in early U.S. hot spot, responded to COVID-19
Leaders at the Kirkland, Washington-based health system had to learn about COVID-19 on the fly, and help doctors, nurses and others shoulder new burdens.
First came pandemic surge, then Ida. How Ochsner Health responded.
After Category 4 Hurricane Ida forced evacuation of some facilities, Louisiana-based health system is meeting needs for COVID-19 and other care.
3 keys to help women physicians win at the negotiating table
Find out why men are likelier to ask for higher pay, time off and more. One tip from a physician expert: “Just ask.” Learn more with the AMA.
Need to build trust to spur vaccination, says Kentucky’s top doctor
COVID-19 has stretched Kentucky hospitals to 130% capacity. Badgering the vaccine-hesitant won’t work, says state’s public health commissioner.
How Permanente doctors are pushing ahead with a vaccine mandate
Kaiser Permanente mandated COVID-19 vaccination. Find out what the Permanente Medical Groups are doing to help people do the right thing.
What the FDA wants doctors to tell patients asking for ivermectin
The FDA’s John Farley, MD, MPH, sets the record straight on ivermectin’s dangers and how physicians can respond to patient queries.
Medical School Diversity
Residency programs should trumpet no-tolerance approach on racism
During interviews with residency applicants, programs can make clear how they will foster diversity and back doctors facing microaggressions, racism.
Dr. Ravi: Fighting for patients and pushing women forward in medicine
Family physician Anita Ravi, MD explains how to pursue trauma-informed care to normalize conversations about health care with survivors of abuse.