Len Strazewski

AMA Affiliated Groups

Contributing News Writer,

Len has been writing about health care, employee benefits and insurance for more than 30 years. He is a longtime member of the Association of Health Care Journalists and associate professor of journalism Emeritus at Columbia College Chicago. Len holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University, a master’s in industrial relations from Loyola University Chicago, and a master’s degree from the Program for Writers at University of Illinois Chicago.

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Health Equity

Camaraderie, creativity helps all-woman private practice thrive

Sumi Sexton, MD, and seven colleagues in family medicine private practice find freedom to adjust to COVID-19’s major challenges.

Career Development

Know the options to secure your physician retirement income

60% in stocks, 40% in bonds is no longer the only way to go. Learn more from an industry expert about other options senior physicians should consider.

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Private Practices

How private practice helped this doctor find work-life balance

Christine Sinsky, MD, says her private practice setting was a blessing in disguise and set her on a path to helping doctors transform their daily work.

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Public Health

Behind push for shots in arms: America’s immunization managers

Immunization managers take leading role as the highly transmissible SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant hits unvaccinated younger people hard.

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Private Practices

Practice owner or employee? Physicians' specialty may tell the tale

Family doctors, surgical subspecialists sit on opposite ends of the physician employment scale. Learn which specialties skew toward practice ownership.

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Public Health

Inside COVID-19’s overlooked toll on the public health workforce

Depression, anxiety, PTSD are common among epidemiologists and other public health workers charged with tracking the deadly pandemic. Learn more.

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Public Health

Dr. Hotez: Why COVID-19’s origins must be investigated

Vaccine developer Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, explains why understanding how SARS-CoV-2 came to be is critical to preventing the next coronavirus pandemic.

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Medical School Diversity

Why physician diversity matters, and how GME programs can boost it

The ACGME’s diversity chief, William McDade, MD, PhD, details what residency programs can do to help diversify the physician workforce.

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