May 30th 2023
Physicians often feel undervalued and request salary raises. This is something that needs to be handled carefully if they want the answer to be “yes.”
Physicians need support now more than ever, and there may be no one better positioned to provide that support than our psychiatrist colleagues.
May 25th 2023
Even a doubling of median total compensation was not enough to keep up with record inflation rates
May 24th 2023
Creating a culture of employee loyalty and commitment is one of the most important contributors to successful medical practice management.
May 15th 2023
Interventions aimed at reducing work-related stress for healthcare workers showed some improvement in how people coped with stress up to a year later
Exclusive report on how much physicians earn
How physicians can focus on the positive in health care
Dwelling on the negative is not the best strategy for physicians.
Is your physician partnership working out?
Business partners can become your greatest asset or worst liability.
See you in court: 31% of physicians get sued during their careers
AMA study examines legal risk varies by several factors, with short-term risk down in 2022.
Changing how we think about difficult patients
Recognizing that our own thoughts cause negative emotions can positively change everything
Women continue to make gains in medicine, but much work remains to be done
Author points to lack of women in leadership roles throughout the industry as a major area in need of improvement.
Primary care must evolve to survive
Primary care is inefficient, inconvenient, and often inaccessible, optimized neither for patient experience nor positive outcomes.
Healing the healer: The Physician Support Line
Launching in 2020, the Physician Support Line is available to medical students, resident/ fellows, attending physicians, and retired physicians.
Physician author takes on physician moral injury
New book by Wendy Dean, M.D., discusses the disconnect between physicians’ ethics and beliefs and our health care system.
Male doctors earn $110,000 on average more than female doctors
Gender pay gap down slightly, but much work remains to be done
HIMSS23: Are pharmacists the solution to primary care’s problems?
Boosting the relationship between primary care physicians and pharmacists could help alleviate burnout while providing basic services to those who lack access.
Barriers make minority MCAT examinees less likely to apply to med school
Study shows that minority students face barriers that deter them from applying to and matriculating at med schools
Morning Medical Update: Gender pay gap among physicians narrows; Primary care misconceptions; What doctors wish patients knew about norovirus
The top news stories in primary care today.
How I rediscovered what it means to be a physician
One week in the Dominican Republic gave me a renewed perspective on practicing medicine.
Morning Medical Update: Summer health checklist; Do you still need your COVID-19 vaccine card?; Five unfulfilled medical fields
Morning Medical Update: Disability advocates call for required masking; More medical schools withdraw from U.S. news rankings, Free clinics open in Las Vegas schools
Physician salaries and average gross billing: Family medicine, specialties, and APPs
Even at 50% collection, doctors generate revenues worth more than their salaries.
Burnout and high labor costs taking a toll on physicians
Report shows physicians are operating in a difficult financial and mental environment
Physician author takes on moral injury in medicine in new book
Wendy Dean, MD, sits down to talk about her new book, "If I Betray These Words: Moral Injury in Medicine and Why It's So Hard For Clinicians to Put Patients First."
How physicians should handle criticism
Bristling at criticism or negative feedback is natural. Here are the best ways to handle it as a physician.
Morning Medical Update: New primary care program for older adults lacks clinical benefits, The Medical School Admissions Cycle: A Month-by-Month Guide, Is a lingering cough after a cold normal?
Health care employment rates hit pre-pandemic levels
Some sectors fare better than others, but health care employment is most recovered from the big drops that occurred during COVID.
Physicians suffer when hospitals struggle to find digital health solutions
Hospitals know they need digital solutions, but don’t know the best way forward
Marriage, children lead to fewer hours worked, less pay over time for female physicians
Addressing barriers for women doctors could reduce pay gap while expanding the workforce, researchers say.
Morning Medical Update: Emailing your doctor could soon cost you; Understanding why patients are given unnecessary care; Average pay for doctors dropped 2.4% in 2022
Doctors: We want lighter workloads, greater autonomy
Many physicians say they're willing to take pay cuts to achieve these goals
Morning Medical Update: S.C. bill to expand care via physician assistants; Doctors speak out against noncompete relocations; A direct path from high school to med school
Primary care the top match for osteopathic medical students
Placement rate hits record high, expected to grow with final numbers later this spring.
Morning Medical Update: Primary care and screening for ‘social frailness’; California asks Medicaid to cover rent; AI assists doctors in one of the earliest and largest introductions yet
Health care workers won’t shut up
If your name is Kathy, Beth, Kyle, or Sam, you are more likely to annoy your co-workers
Physician retirements to hit health care industry hard
Burnout is pushing many doctors to retire, but administrators think it is something else
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