Business of Medicine Perspective

  • Tired of Medicine? 20 Nonclinical Career Options If you are a doctor who is frustrated with medicine, there are many second career choices. Despite the hurdles, it's possible to make the leap. Here are 20 options.
  • 8 Potent Ways to Attract Younger Patients and Why You Want Them Millennial patients are crucial to the long-term success of a medical practice. There are many ways physicians can make their practices more appealing to younger patients. Here are key strategies.
  • Quiz: How to Work Effectively With Recruiters There are two types of recruiters who can be instrumental in helping doctors find jobs. How much do you know about working effectively with recruiters?
  • America's Love/Hate Relationship With Doctors When physicians are placed on a pedestal, often anything they do puts them in a 'can't win' situation. Here's how to temper expectations and ultimately mend the doctor/patient relationship.
  • When Missing a 'Zebra' Can Land You in Court Physicians are generally unlikely to face a malpractice suit for misdiagnosing a rare disease, which affects about 1 in 10 people. But the results of a delayed or wrong diagnosis can be devastating or lethal.


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  • Eric J. Topol, MD Eric J. Topol, MD Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Executive Vice President and Professor of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute; Senior Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape