Harvard epidemiologist: Beware COVID-19’s second wave this fall
Marc Lipsitch, DPhil, director of Harvard’s Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, warns of a difficult autumn in terms of COVID-19 caseloads and the toll exacted by mitigation tactics.
What’s ahead on COVID-19? Expert offers forecast for summer, fall
Yale researcher Nicholas A. Christakis, MD, PhD, MPH, says the coronavirus most resembles the 1957 influenza pandemic, and provides insight on what the coming months may bring.
She’s a private practice advocate, a mentor—and a heroine
A year out of residency, Carolynn Francavilla Brown, MD, co-founded a flourishing private practice. Her training has enabled her to handle any task—even a desperate call for help.
6 big things that must change to beat physician burnout
There’s a need for collective, coordinated action across all levels of the health care system to combat physician burnout. Find out how to lay the foundation for change.
Teaching culturally humble primary care
Tonya Fancher, MD, MPH, knows that more primary care doctors in a community means longer-living residents and more equitable outcomes. She’s made it her medical school’s mission to help aspiring doctors remain connected to their communities.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
Redesigning training to capture the big picture
Susan E. Skochelak, MD, heads two national efforts that aim to change the culture and curriculum of medical education. Together, they’re all about improving patient care.
Ending the obesity shame game
Obesity medicine specialist Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, is campaigning to change the health system and a culture where too often body appearance comes first, and people come last.
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