Benjamin Frush MD, a resident in internal medicine-pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, argues in favor of a role that physicians can play in integrating religion into their clinical practice. Rob Poole MB, FRCPsych, contends that physicians should never incorporate a religious element into clinical practice.
With the proliferation of online medical information, educators and students alike struggle to discern the legitimacy of "e-health" sources.
The transition from the workforce into retirement is always challenging, but for physicians accustomed to working long or odd hours, it can be especially difficult.
Healthcare interventions should assess the multiple layers of a person's life, rather than simply classifying marginalized groups as vulnerable.
When deviating from published guidelines, physicians must ensure their recommendations are based on justified belief, not personal bias.
Researchers are concerned that the increased focus on sexual harassment resulting from the #MeToo campaign may cause negative health outcomes.
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By collecting data on suicides by medical students, residents, and fellows, the American Medical Association hopes to identify ways to reduce suicides among doctors-in-training.
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