Burnout and poor work-life balance are a bigger problem for doctors than other professions
Doctors & Nurses
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“Don’t get sick in July.”
This is a common refrain in teaching hospitals. It’s driven by the academic calendar: July is when the new interns — fresh out of medical school — start work. It’s also when the senior …
At one Indiana medical school, students are taught to think of their cadavers as their first patients — and may even meet their families. Critics contend this may cross an ethical line and put students in an uncomfortable position.
Doctors are still high earners, although few consider themselves “rich,” finds a recent survey by Medscape, a physician-focused information service from WebMD.
Using a third-party online collection website, Medscape surveyed …
Desperate times often call for desperate measures, and for students with mounting education debt, that apparently means selling themselves.
We rank physicians among the most trustworthy members of our society, but a new survey finds the respect isn’t always mutual.
Would you take weight-loss advice from a doctor who hasn’t got control of his own size?
A program in New York City is reviving house calls for Medicare patients with multiple illnesses in hopes of saving money on emergency room visits and hospital care.
One in three people on Medicare have surgery in the final year of their lives, and many have surgery in their last month, according to a new study published in The Lancet.
When the 40 students in Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine’s inaugural class arrive at the school’s new campus in Hempstead, N.Y., on July 25, they will receive a rather humbling initiation into their chosen profession: …