Clinical CareAmerican Medical Students Less Likely To Choose To Become Primary Care Doctors
This year, the percentage of primary care positions filled by fourth-year medical students was the lowest on record.
Clinical CareEHR 'Nudge' Slashed Unneeded Scans Before Palliative Radiation
Default orders can help physicians de-implement low-value treatments.
Clinical CareBrain Activity in 'Unresponsive' Patients May Predict Recovery
EEG study points to possible prognostic tool early after acute brain injury.
Clinical CareMore Seniors Are Dying In Falls. Doctors Could Do More To Reduce The Risk.
Experts call for a personalized approach to preventing falls, more involvement by clinicians and motivating older adults to take action.
Clinical CareSurgeons' Opioid-Prescribing Habits Hard To Kick
A new data analysis shows that even as the CDC issued warnings, surgeons handed out many times the number of...
Clinical CareRude Surgeons Make Things Complicated for Their Patients
Patients of surgeons who were cited for unprofessional conduct had an 18% to 32% higher risk for complications.
Clinical CareGood Health Goes Beyond Having A Doctor And Insurance, Says AMA's Equity Chief
Aletha Maybank, MD, a pediatrician, is talks to Kaiser Health News about her challenges and priorities as the American Medical...
Clinical CareAMA to Promote Use of Peer Support Groups
Voluntary gatherings that meet for the purpose of sharing stories, relieving distress and secondary trauma.
AMA Aims to Equalize Gender Imbalances in Medical Research
Also endorses new anti-harassment protocol and will weigh partnership with TIME'S UP Healthcare.
Clinical CareNever Say 'Die': Why So Many Doctors Won't Break Bad News
Robust research shows that doctors are notoriously bad at delivering life-altering news.
Clinical CareWhite-Coat Hypertension Matters for Outcomes
Meta-analysis reinforces guidelines for out-of-office checks.
Clinical CareA Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine
Imagine if the phases of later life were mapped and expertise in aging were valued, not discounted.