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"Alternating ecstasy and despair characterize resident life in particular, and medical practice in general.”
A hospital at night is like a forest after dark. It never really sleeps. The mad clamor of the day ebbs, but a hum of comings and goings persists into the wee hours. Tonight I am...
August 4th, 201605Leigh Page|July 10, 2014
What if Clinical Medicine Is No Longer Rewarding?
If you're thinking of quitting clinical medicine, you're not alone. A 2010 survey by The Physicians Foundation found that 40% of doctors planned to drop out of patient care in the next 1-3 years, either by retiring or seeking a nonclinical job.
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Hillary Clinton may have something to say about that.
America’s doctors are healthier than ever.
Far from flattening, as some Obamacare experts predicted, or even waxing in low-single digits like salaries for contractors, lending officers, beauticians, and most other workers, pay for doctors is surging.
That’s the conclusion of...
June 21st, 201601by Joyce Frieden, News Editor, MedPage Today
CLEVELAND -- Medicine is a profession in which emotional well-being is sorely lacking, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, told MedPage Today in an exclusive interview here at the annual meeting of the Association of Health Care Journalists.
"The suicide and burnout rate is very...