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  • Medscape Physician Assistant Burnout Report 2022 PAs share their experiences with burnout and depression and whether it's spurred thoughts of leaving the profession.
  • A Virus Poised to Jump Species to Humans   Researchers show how close we are to another pandemic, and how it will start with zoonotic transmission.
  • In the Aftermath of Medical Errors: Podcast Dives Deep A new storytelling podcast explored shame among clinicians, in an effort to offer healthcare professionals space to explore their own experiences.
  • The Dubious Value of Online Reviews Neurologist Allan Block describes online reviews of doctors by patients as "the wild west," with minimal rules and little if any oversight ― and argues that both good and bad ratings "mean nothing."
  • EADV 2022 Ruxolitinib Repigments Many Vitiligo Affected Body Areas A pooled analysis of the TRuE-V1/TRuE-V2 phase 3 trials has shown that ruxolitinib (Opzelura) can help repigment the skin in multiple body areas, with lasting effects even in difficult areas.
  • Time to Surgical Closure of Complex Infectious Wounds What is the optimal timing for surgical closure of complex infectious wounds?
  • Medscape RN/LPN Compensation Report 2022 Nurses from the largest nursing specialties share their views in a new report on nurse income, including bonus pay, education, and certifications.
  • Why Private Practice Will Always Survive Although the majority of physicians are employed, many doctors are leaving employment to start a private practice. Seven physicians talk about why they chose private practice over employment.
  • EADV 2022 Alopecia Areata: Positive Data Reported for Two JAK Inhibitors JAK inhibitor therapy is hailed as "transformative" for patients with alopecia areata by one of the investigators reporting study results.
  • Preventing Implant Contamination With a No-Touch Protocol This article describes a novel no-touch approach to help prevent implant contamination and infection during breast augmentation.
  • The Bionic Pancreas Triumphs in Pivotal Trial   We are closer than ever to a truly hands-free closed-loop insulin delivery system for type 1 diabetes.
  • Poll: Do Doctors Come to Work Sick? Whereas physicians coming to work sick was fairly common in the past, has the COVID pandemic changed the culture of coming to work while feeling ill?
  • Substance and Opioid Abuse Report 2022 Physicians reveal their attitudes about substance abuse and how those challenges affect themselves and their patient's lives.
  • Female Docs Rarely Earn Highest Drug, Device Payouts: Study A new study finds gender disparities common in industry payouts, resulting in female physicians earning less and having fewer opportunities to network and advance their careers.
  • No Such Thing as an Easy Fix Neurologist Allan Block notes that although it's common for people to look for shortcuts, there's no easy fix when it comes to research — and life in general.
  • Does Your Gender Matter? Why Some Patients Prefer a Same-Sex Doctor When patients prefer a physician’s gender, it’s likely chalked up to a same-sex preference, a personal reason, religious or comfort reasons, and accommodating that preference may help patients seek care. When the reason is gender discrimination, however, physicians must stand up for one another.
  • Infographic: Incomes Climb for Young Physicians For physicians younger than 40 years, average compensation rose in 2021 at rates even faster than for their older peers. However, a pay gap persists between younger male and female doctors.
  • Young Physicians Compensation Report 2022 Medscape's Young Physician Compensation Report 2022 explores changes in overall income, incentives, and attitudes about work amid recovery from a very tough year.
  • FDA Panel Rebuffs Poziotinib for NSCLC in 9-4 Vote Most FDA panelists expressed doubts about the strength of evidence regarding the benefits of the experimental drug, especially given available therapies.
  • Bariatric Surgery While Young Yields Enduring Health Benefits People with severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery as teens still reap the health rewards at least a decade later, a new study found.