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Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. This story also ran on Reveal. It can be republished for free. This week marks a grim milestone: Half a million Americans have died of covid-19. KHN reporter Jenny Gold, in collaboration with Reveal from… Read More »‘Into the Covid ICU’: A New Doctor Bears Witness to the Isolation, Inequities of Pandemic
This story also ran on USA Today. It can be republished for free. Last December, Mirande Gross graduated from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky, with a bachelor’s degree in communications. But Gross has changed her mind and is heading back to school in May for… Read More »‘I Wanted to Go in There and Help’: Nursing Schools See Enrollment Bump Amid Pandemic
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Everything, from exercise classes to pub quizzes, went online last year – and medical education was no exception. In their droves, congresses, conferences, and masterclasses went virtual in a bid to ensure healthcare professionals were supported, up to date, and socially distanced. But is this… Read More »Are face-to-face medical meetings a thing of the past?
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Shalini Shah, MD is Vice-Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, and Enterprise Director of Pain Services, UC Irvine Health The dominant presence of COVID-19 has not meant the absence of cancer, ear infections, heart attacks, chronic pain, or other illnesses that… Read More »Virtual Engagement During COVID Pushes Paradigm Shift for Physician Training and Patient Care
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Betial Asmerom, estudiante de medicina de cuarto año en la Universidad de California-San Diego (UCSD), nunca había demostrado interés en ser doctora. En su adolescencia, ayudó a sus padres, inmigrantes de Eritrea que hablaban poco inglés, a navegar el sistema de atención de salud en… Read More »Lo que los doctores no aprenden: a detectar el racismo en la atención médica
Betial Asmerom, a fourth-year medical student at the University of California-San Diego, didn’t have the slightest interest in becoming a doctor when she was growing up. As an adolescent, she helped her parents — immigrants from Eritrea who spoke little English — navigate the health… Read More »What Doctors Aren’t Always Taught: How to Spot Racism in Health Care
WebMD Health Corp. is acquiring coliquio, a digital medical information company for German-speaking health professionals. Coliquio is used by doctors to share educational content and will be added to WebMD’s flagship brand, Medscape. WebMD Health Corp is one of the largest providers of online health… Read More »WebMD buys German health information company coliquio
California Healthline correspondent Angela Hart discussed how the coronavirus pandemic has derailed California’s efforts to deal with homelessness on KPBS “Midday Edition” on Oct. 8. Click here to hear Hart on KPBS Read “Hard Lives Made Harder by COVID: Homeless Endure a ‘Slow-Moving Train Wreck,’”… Read More »KHN on the Air This Week
Dr. Katherine Pannel was initially thrilled to see President Donald Trump’s physician is a doctor of osteopathic medicine. A practicing D.O. herself, she loved seeing another glass ceiling broken for the type of doctor representing 11% of practicing physicians in the U.S. and now 1… Read More »Stigma Against D.O.s Had Been Dissipating Until Trump’s Doctor Took the Spotlight
How to Stay Excited and In Love with a Career in Medicine If you combine an insatiable desire to expand skills with a fearlessness to walk away, you can have a long, exciting career in medicine. The Doctor Weighs In
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My Grandparents’ Agonizing Deaths Taught Me to Be a Better Doctor A medical student’s mom told her witnessing her grandfather’s agonizing death was a gift, implying that it would make her a better doctor. The Doctor Weighs In
By SYLVIE STACY, MD, MPH As a physician and writer on the topic medical careers, I’ve noticed extensive interest in nonclinical career options for physicians. These include jobs in health care administration, management consulting, pharmaceuticals, health care financing, and medical writing, to name a few.… Read More »Medical Education Must Adapt to Support the Broadening Role of Physicians
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Does the US Have a Physician Shortage or a Physician Training Shortage? The number of medical school graduates greatly exceeds the number of 1st-year residency positions. There’s a serious physician training shortage in the US. The Doctor Weighs In
What You Should Know: – Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN performed the first-ever shoulder arthroplasty procedure using Wright Medical’s groundbreaking BLUPRINT Mixed Reality Technology, which provides surgeons a 3-D holographic view of the patient’s pre-operative plan. – The Mixed Reality Application is the latest addition to Wright’s BLUEPRINT ecosystem and enables… Read More »Mayo Clinic Performs First Shoulder Arthroplasty Procedure Using Mixed Reality
Separating fact from fiction: McMaster students, Toronto physician earn international praise for online tools
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