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The U.S. had too few psychiatrists even before COVID-19 increased anxiety and depression. Here’s how leaders are stepping up with a range of creative solutions.

  • August 9, 2022
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Are “abortion pills” safe? Are they effective? How are they different from emergency contraception?

  • August 4, 2022
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Child vaccination rates in the U.S. have declined from pre-COVID levels. Experts say vaccine hesitancy could cause resurgence of previously controlled diseases.

  • August 2, 2022

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CPD - Continuing Professional Development
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Telemedicine soared during the pandemic, and experts say it’s here to stay. How can providers and future physicians prepare to provide quality care from afar?

  • March 24, 2021
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Despite critical workforce shortages in some hot spots around the country, physicians whose licenses expired long ago cannot just jump back into practice.

  • April 8, 2020
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Opioid education workshop attracts leaders in medical education and substance use disorder to discuss challenges and opportunities.

  • May 10, 2019
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Spurred by high funeral costs, greater social awareness, and dwindling religious customs, body donations to medical schools are on the rise.

  • April 5, 2019
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people suffer huge health disparities. Sometimes, they also face discrimination from providers.

  • March 4, 2019
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Physical pain, depression, anxiety, even suicide: the effects of bullying are profound. How academic medicine can — and must — help those who suffer.

  • October 23, 2018
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With fewer primary care physicians visiting their patients’ hospitals, one specialization aimed at inpatient care is taking off: the hospitalist.

  • February 19, 2018
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Home-based primary care programs, many of which are run by academic medical centers, bring comprehensive care to homebound patients with chronic conditions.

  • February 5, 2018
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The immigrant son of an immigrant physician—now also a physician himself—reveals how stricter immigration controls and rescinding DACA will harm all patients.

  • February 5, 2018
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Why an open approach benefits not only patients and their families, but also medical students, physicians, and teaching hospitals.

  • January 15, 2018