Residents Perspective & Journal Articles

 
 
  • The Art of Surviving Medical Training: An Illustrated Journey   This exploration of art as both an outlet and a learning tool for medical students includes cartoons about frustrations, drawings used to cope with patient death, and a video of study techniques.
  • Managing Money in a Physician's Marriage Having differing financial viewpoints can create major stress in a marriage. To avoid a problem, communicate and collaborate when managing your money.
  • Well-Woman Care: The Evidence That Less Is More   The times they are a-changing when it comes to screening well women for cancer and other conditions. Dr Kenny Lin reviews the current state of evidence.
  • Should Docs Tout Products and Personal Causes Online?   'The old-school view, that you keep your opinions to yourself, is so dead as to be rotting,' says Dr Art Caplan. But how can we negotiate social media without offending our patients?
  • Mobile Traveling Healthcare Teams Is this delivery model an effective approach to reaching those who may lack access to healthcare?
  • Barriers and Facilitators of FIT Colorectal Cancer Screening Half of patients in this study who received a fecal immunochemical test kit at a federally qualified health center did not return it. Why not?
  • Mum's Care: Hospital Recommendations Reveal Implicit Racism Seeking guidance on her Indian-Muslim mother's care, a physician instead discovers a disconcerting subtext.
  • Tuberculosis -- United States, 2018 Can the US meet the goal of tuberculosis elimination in the 21st century? This report looks at current trends in TB incidence in the US.
  • Athletes in Medical School Few students choose to formally participate in athletics during their medical training, but their unique experiences provide insights into conditioning that are beneficial to almost everyone.
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs in Long-term Care Settings How are antimicrobial stewardship interventions being implemented in long-term care facilities, and what are the unique challenges these settings present?
  • When Is It Okay to Date a Patient?   Bioethicist Dr Art Caplan discusses considerations for deciding when romantic relationships with patients are or are not acceptable.
  • Fever in Travelers: Could It Be a Viral Hemorrhagic Fever? Would you recognize a possible life-threatening VHF on the basis of symptoms and travel history?
  • Automated Computer Rating of Surgical Technical Skill What benefits might computer vision technologies offer in the assessment of surgical technical skills?
  • Fixing the 'Leaky Pipeline': More Women Leaders in Medicine The lack of women in leadership positions in academic medicine has been well documented. A group of students has created an organization designed to address this inequality.
  • Closing the LGBTQ Health Gap The founder of a site dedicated to helping provide LGBTQ patients with proper care shares his motivations behind creating the site and the importance of addressing current disparities.
  • Skin Care Guidelines for Patients With Mycosis Fungoides Optimal cleansers, moisturizers, and bathing habits are reviewed in these skin care guidelines for patients with cutaneous lymphoma.
  • Consensus Statement: Toward Opioid-Free Arthroplasty Amidst the ongoing opioid crisis, an expert panel convened to advise clinicians on how to manage postarthroplasty pain and limit the risk for addiction.
  • Fraud and Deception During Residency Application Match Day is always an anxious event, but that anxiety rarely involves criminal authorities. A unique case involving deception and fraud may provide important lessons for students and faculty.
  • Attitudes and Barriers to Management of Vulvovaginal Atrophy How do primary care and gynecology clinicians differ in their knowledge and confidence in managing vulvovaginal atrophy, and what do they consider as barriers to management?
  • Smartest Financial Steps for Young Doctors Time is truly money when it comes to savings and investment, especially for young doctors. A physician shares tips for peers to enjoy the present while also saving for the future.