Career Perspectives

  • Smart End-of-Year Tax Tips: 2018 Most people put off thinking about taxes for as long as possible. But by following a few simple strategies before the end of the year, you can save a bundle come next April.
  • Residency Match Communication Too Stressful, Needs Reform A new study and accompanying commentary suggest that residency programs need stronger guidelines to help reduce the stress associated with communication during the match.

Career News

  • Doctors Move Away From Using Live Animals for Trauma Surgery Training An initiative to replace the use of live animals with a human simulator for trauma surgery practice prompted training programs in more than 20 countries to make the switch, saving them money in the process, researchers say.
  • Should Breast Surgery Be Its Own Medical Specialty? In the US, there are medical specialty boards for thoracic surgery, orthopedic surgery, head and neck surgery, colorectal surgery, and surgery for a variety of other organs/systems. But not the breast.