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What Doctors Can Learn From Musicians

Last week in my cello lesson, I spent an hour and a half on a single line of music. It was a snarly line, and I botched it heroically for 90 solid minutes.

The Misery of A Doctors First Days

For many new physicians, residency brings fatigue, emotional stress, and self-doubt, affecting their ability to take care of themselves and their patients. Is there a way to fix it?

The New Boundaries Between Doctors And Patients

In a time when almost everyone shares almost everything, the question of boundaries between a doctor and patient is thornier than ever. Beyond the obvious no-go areas of sex and abuse, the relationship can be fraught.

Avoid Bad Online Physician Reviews: 5 Tips

Googling your name and finding a nasty review from a patient is likely a distressing experience if you're a doctor.No one wants to be ripped to shreds, especially if they aren't sure what they did wrong. Experts shared some tips that physicians can use to own the online review process.

Physician Heal Thyself: Are Your Medical Records Safe?

Healthcare providers in the U.S. may lose $305 billion in the next five years due to cyberattacks. One way those attacks keep happening: BYOD, or bring your own device to work.

Sex Trafficking Visits Your Office, Can You Spot It?

Multiple runaway attempts, signs of substance abuse, frequently asking for emergency contraception – these are red flags. But even subtle things like a child who is with a domineering adult who won't let the child answer for herself or a child who is not with their parents or who is wearing expensive jewelry or clothing – these are also clues that the medical community is not used to picking up on.

6 Tips For Young Doctors Reviewing A Job Offer Contract

It’s that time of year again when residents/fellows across the country receive their first job offers. As always, I encourage young physicians to obtain an expert legal review in order to be able to fully understand the terms of their contract. In fact, I can say from experience that the cost of not having a contract reviewed can be much higher than paying those fees.

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