Articles about medical professionals


Making doctors choose between their convictions and their calling

Last updated: 02/22/2019

In its 2015 ruling in Carter v. Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada struck down the Criminal Code prohibition against assisted suicide as an unjustified violation of the Charter...

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Learning to converse and connect with a patient: A medical student writes about her first try - Scope

Last updated: 02/21/2019

When a doctor steps into an exam room, patients can feel expectant, with a tinge of anxiety. Yet this simple entry can also trigger a flood of emotion for the medical...

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Trading places: When doctors become patients

Last updated: 02/21/2019

Robert Klitzman, MD, was 43 when his body gave out on him. It was right after two planes flew into the twin towers in New York City. Klitzman’s 38-year-old sister was on the...

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Copyright at the Bedside: Should We Stop the Spread?

Last updated: 02/21/2019

Copyright at the Bedside: Should We Stop the Spread? Robin Feldman , Professor of Law and Director* and John Newman , MD, PhD, Research Fellow* Robin Feldman Find articles by...

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From second to hundredth opinion in medicine: A global consultation platform for physicians

Last updated: 02/17/2019

From second to hundredth opinion in medicine: A global consultation platform for physicians npj Digital Medicinevolume 1, Article number: 55 (2018) | Download...

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Impostor syndrome and burnout among American medical students: a pilot study

Last updated: 02/17/2019

Impostor syndrome and burnout among American medical students: a pilot study Find articles by Jennifer A. Villwock Lindsay B. Sobin Find articles by Lindsay B. Sobin Lindsey A....

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Giving Medicine To Young Children? Getting The Dose Right Is Tricky

Last updated: 02/14/2019

Giving Medicine To Young Children? Getting The Dose Right Is Tricky By Patti Neighmond Monday, February 11, 2019, 9:01am Share:  It's the middle of the night and you wake up to...

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Sports Players, Beware of Nasal Fractures | Inside Mount Sinai

Last updated: 02/13/2019

Injuries to the nose and face are common for both weekend warriors and children involved in sports. The bleeding and possible disfigurement associated with facial trauma can...

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Practice at the top of your license: What does that really mean?

Last updated: 02/12/2019

A guest column by the American College of Physicians, exclusive to KevinMD.com. Much has been discussed in recent years around the concept of “practicing at the top of your...

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Mainstream medicine needs to play offense

Last updated: 02/12/2019

Last summer, I published a post called “Alternative Medicine is Kicking Our Ass.” In it, I focused on one particularly slick alt-thyroid site that has done a masterful job of...

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