Articles about medical professionals


Justice Department’s Criminal Division Creates Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force to Focus on Illegal Opioid Prescriptions

Last updated: 12/12/2018

Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division today announced the formation of the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike

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Why mentors are so important in medicine

Last updated: 12/11/2018

This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. After spending a decade in college and medical school, followed by internships and residency, seeking additional guidance at t

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Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

Last updated: 12/09/2018

In the neuroplastic tangle that is the modern medical mind, far too much brain power goes to the complexities of our medical systems rather than the care of our patients. I often r

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Digital Health Best Practices For Policy Makers: A Free Report - The Medical Futurist

Last updated: 12/06/2018

Where should the line be drawn when deciding whether or not to adopt disruptive technologies? As digital health brings up plenty of ethical questions, legal issues, and safety conc

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Panelists share global engagement successes at home and abroad


Last updated: 12/06/2018

The Global Engagement Panel Session Monday morning described a range of the surgical volunteerism efforts that the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Operation Giving Back (OGB) pr

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Female Cosmetic Genital Surgery: Concepts, Classification, ... : Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Last updated: 12/05/2018

As a service to our readers, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® reviews books, DVDs, practice management software, and electronic media items of educational interest to reconstru

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Right time to be patient: medical futurist’s 50 year vision for health

Last updated: 12/02/2018

This is sponsored content for Commonwealth Bank Australia. Medical care in the future will be preventative, seamless and invisible, leading to longer and healthier lives, Director

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Lecturer calls for open conversation about professionalism


Last updated: 12/02/2018

Professionalism is the cornerstone of medical practice, yet there is no generally accepted definition of professional conduct, according to Thomas M. Scalea, MD, FACS, MCCM, the Ho

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Before you delve into your DNA, be sure to seek out a well-trained genetics team

Last updated: 11/29/2018

For $199 and a tube of saliva, I found out that I have straight hair and green eyes. Mirrors have been telling me this my whole life for free. But as a genetics counselor, I wanted

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Should We Prosecute When Patients Attack? | Incident Report w/ZDoggMD

Last updated: 11/28/2018

– Okay, guys, it’s been a really tough week with the shooting at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital. It’s really shined a light on what violence against healthcare professionals real

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