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FM Diversity Has Increased, but More Physicians of Color Needed

Family medicine has evolved in many ways since its inception in 1969, especially in terms of the people who are practicing it, but it still...

Records Reveal Tennessee’s Claims for Firing Vaccine Leader

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As controversy raged on over the firing...

Medical Coalition Endorses Vaccine Mandates for Healthcare Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A group of six medical organizations has put out a statement...

Resident Pay, Relationships Stay Steady Amid Uncertainty of COVID

Medical residents faced a challenging year in 2021; they were called upon to navigate the front lines of a pandemic while working to complete their...

Highly Respected, Beloved Pediatric Neurologist Dies

Verne Strudwick Caviness, Jr, MD, PhD, a highly respected pediatric neurologist and researcher, died at his home in Rockport, Massachusetts, on July 6. He was...

Hospital Prices Must Now Be Transparent for Consumers

A colonoscopy might cost you or your insurer a few hundred dollars — or several thousand, depending on which hospital or insurer you use. Long...

Expert Offers 10 ‘Tips and Tricks’ for Everyday Cosmetic Practice

During the annual conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, H. Ray Jalian, MD, shared his “top 10” tips and tricks for...

The Realities of ‘No Jab, No Job’ for Healthcare Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Six of Dr. Eric Berger’s 47 staff members left his Philadelphia...

Visa Worries Intensify Pandemic Stress for Hospitalist Moms

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for all hospitalists, especially those...

Jobs: Tier 2, tier 3 cities emerging as future tech talent hubs: Report

With the pandemic having proved that work-from-anywhere is possible and mid-to-senior talent moving away from the bigger cities for a better work-life balance, smaller tier...

Dad, Mom, and 7 Kids, All Docs or Nurses, Go Viral With Photo

All the siblings in the Okpaleke family pursued careers in medicine. From left to right: Okway Okpaleke, MD; Chinelo Okpaleke, PA; Nkiru Osefo, MD; Ifeoma...

Is HIV Criminalization the No. 1 Barrier to Ending the Epidemic?

For many people, being told that they are HIV positive is no longer a death sentence. But for Robert Suttle, a Black gay man and...

OSHA Issues New Rules on COVID-19 Safety for Healthcare Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its long-awaited...

In Previous Year, 70% of Oncologists Reported Sexual Harassment

The first-ever survey of sexual harassment among US oncologists has found that 70% reported incidents from peers and/or supervisors in the previous 12 months. The...

The Best First Jobs for People Interested in Entrepreneurship

June 5, 2021 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When we are young, time is like rich soil, in which...

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,...

Many Mohs Surgeons Are Struggling on the Job

Many Mohs surgeons are struggling on the job, and women seem to be especially vulnerable, a new survey suggests. In a measurement of well-being, 40%...

Corporations Encourage Employee Vaccination

Many of the companies with the largest number of employees say they’ll do almost anything to encourage their employees to get vaccinated. But a survey...

Family Physicians’ Compensation Levels Stable in Pandemic

Family physicians again ranked near the bottom in average earnings, but pay increased slightly this year, to $236,000, up from $234,000 last year, even as...

Half of Anesthesiologists See Drop in Compensation

Average annual compensation for anesthesiologists has dropped from $398,000 to $378,000 in the Medscape Anesthesiologist Compensation Report 2021. By contrast, physicians overall report they saw...

Hospitalist Leader on Post-COVID Approach to Career Advancement

After navigating a pandemic that turned the world – including the world of hospital medicine – upside down for so long, the very idea of...

Strategies to Turn the Tide on Racial and Gender Inequity

Working to mitigate racial and gender inequity in hospital medicine may seem like a daunting task, but every physician can play a role in turning...

Kamala Harris’ Family in India Where COVID Rages

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Vice President Kamala Harris’ maternal uncle, Balachandran Gopalan, talks to media...

Police Contact Tied to Elevated Anxiety in Young Black Adults

Young Black adults who witness or experience police violence have significantly elevated levels of anxiety, new research shows. Dr Robert Motley In the first study...

Less After-Hours Work on EHRs Linked to Less Physician Burnout

Physicians who spend less time charting after-hours and those who have better organizational support for their electronic health records (EHRs) are less likely to report...