Tag: fellows

Medicare Hospital Pay ‘Bankruptcy’ Deadline Remains 2026

The estimated trigger date for Medicare to begin to reduce hospital payments remains 2026. Biden administration officials are urging Congress to get to work quickly...

COVID Brings Evolutionary Virologists Out of Shadows, Into the Fight

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. It has been a strange, exhausting year for many evolutionary virologists....

Diversity of Pediatric Residents, Fellows Continues to Lag

Researchers acknowledged that some of the factors contributing to the low proportion of minorities in the pediatric workforce may include educational disparities starting in primary...

Mayo Clinic Top Doc Ousted Over Sexual Relations With Mentees

When a prominent and highly published medical oncologist left the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota in 2018, there were no details as to why. Axel Grothey,...

Physicians’ Trust in Healthcare Leadership Drops in Pandemic

Physicians’ trust in healthcare system leaders has taken a steep drop during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey conducted by NORC at the University...

Dramatic Rise in Use of Drugs for Opioid-Induced Constipation

A call for more appropriate use of a new class of drugs for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation (OIC) has been issued by researchers who...

Multidisciplinary Approach Touted for Atopic Dermatitis

Bringing pharmacists, allergists, and dermatologists together to discuss patient care can improve outcomes for children with atopic dermatitis, researchers say. “I think we really gained...

Alabama’s Republican Governor Extends Face Mask Mandate

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Breaking with other Southern GOP governors, Alabama...

2021 NRMP Specialty Match Sees Record Numbers

The number of applicants to the Specialties Matching Service (SMS) of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) continued to grow this year, as did the...

Harold Bornstein, Trump’s ‘Quirky’ Longtime Physician, Dies at 73

Harold Bornstein, MD, President Trump’s former physician for almost four decades, has died at age 73, according to a paid notice published Thursday in The...

After 48 Years, NCI Aims to Track Breast Cancer Recurrences

  Patients with breast cancer want accurate information on the risk of their cancer recurring once they have completed treatment. “I would like to know...

Physician-Level PCI Mortality Data May Be Misleading

Publicly reported percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) mortality data may be misleading with regard to cardiologists who perform PCI at multiple centers, new research suggests. Dr...

Residents Left Off Vaccine List, Uproar Ensues

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Stanford Medicine issued an apology on Twitter Friday after protesters blasted...

Physician Sleep Deprivation Linked to Serious Medical Errors

Sleep deprivation in physicians is linked to serious medical errors that result in patient harm. Even moderate sleep loss raises the risk by 53%, new...

Telehealth Finds Acceptance Among Patients With Cf, Clinicians

Telehealth is widely accepted among individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF) and the physicians who treat them, according to three new studies. The surveys examined attitudes...

Triple Combination Benefits CF Patients With Advanced Disease

New CFTR [cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator] modulator therapies can offer life-altering benefits to some patients with cystic fibrosis, even those with advanced disease. Triple...

Oxford University Develops 5-Minute COVID Test

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Scientists at the Oxford University’s physics department have developed a COVID-19...

Researchers on Study Curve for Gender-Affirming Vaginoplasty

Patient outcomes after gender-affirming vaginoplasty may improve as surgeons gain experience with the procedure, research suggests. For one surgeon, certain adverse events, including the need...

Testing Falling Short, Residents Catch Virus at Party

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Almost 20 Anesthesiology Residents Catch COVID After Attending Party

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The University of Florida (UF) Health is refusing to confirm a...

Psychiatry Trainees Drive COVID-19 Palliative Care in New York

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As SARS-CoV-2 cases surged in New York this past spring, one...

We Have to Do Something to Level the Playing Field

As told to Usha Lee McFarling July 14, 2020 — Being told the operating room has already been cleaned. Being questioned...

The Fellows Behind the COVID-19 Literature Updates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 18, 2020 — HIV clinical fellows Eric Meyerowitz, MD, from Massachusetts General Hospital and Aaron...

I’ve Never Been More Emotionally Exhausted

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 06, 2020 — In the oncology division, we have been taking turns as the inpatient...

A Moment of Panic, Then Teamwork

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 16, 2020 — Although I work in Rhode Island, I live across the border on...