Category: Medical Specialties

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Dr. Amiethab Aiyer: Why I Chose Orthopaedics

Dr. Amiethab Aiyer: Why I Chose Orthopaedics

Part of me wishes I could tell you that I knew I was going to do orthopaedics from the moment I exited the womb. Part of me even wishes I could tell y ...
Physician Health Part I: Doctors and Sleep, Reality & Consequences

Physician Health Part I: Doctors and Sleep, Reality & Consequences

Welcome to our 3-part series on doctors and their well-being - or lack of it. In Part I, we are going to focus on doctors and sleep. Part II will ...
Green Teeth, Green Men & Bar Brawls: St. Patrick’s Day Hazards

Green Teeth, Green Men & Bar Brawls: St. Patrick’s Day Hazards

Oh brother, this is going to take things to an entirely new level. St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year. It’s bad enough when the holiday f ...
Physician Happiness: Are They As Happy As You’d Expect?

Physician Happiness: Are They As Happy As You’d Expect?

People looking in from the outside often believe that physicians are happier, wealthier, thinner, and generally more satisfied with life than othe ...
Try to Ace This OBGYN MOC Practice Quiz

Try to Ace This OBGYN MOC Practice Quiz

Are you expecting your OBGYN MOC exam soon? Well, you better start refreshing your test-taking skills! The best way to get in the mindset is by ta ...
Study: Is Less Experience Better for the Patient?

Study: Is Less Experience Better for the Patient?

You walk into the room, your patient looks at you and says “How old are you anyway?” So much for confidence and credibility when trying to treat t ...
How to Pass the Gastroenterology Board Exam

How to Pass the Gastroenterology Board Exam

  The GI exam does have a fairly high pass rate (usually over 90%). But there are still people that fail. It’s important to look at factor ...
Physician-Patient Relationship: It’s About the Patient

Physician-Patient Relationship: It’s About the Patient

The physician-patient relationship lies at the heart of all medicine. It is the epicenter of care; the place where all information and data is gat ...
NEW MOCA-Peds Option Coming in 2019 for Pediatrics

NEW MOCA-Peds Option Coming in 2019 for Pediatrics

  The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) has heard the call and answered. Beginning in 2019 there will be a new way to fulfill the require ...
Bizarre Demonstrations of Love That Landed Couples in the ER

Bizarre Demonstrations of Love That Landed Couples in the ER

Of all the things that doctors see in their practice, the injuries that come into the emergency room may well rank as some of the most bizarre. “H ...
Think Before You Ink: Tattoos Seen in the ER

Think Before You Ink: Tattoos Seen in the ER

Forty percent of Americans now have tattoos and they don’t simply say “Mom” or “I love Sally”. These days physicians are seeing “tats” that are me ...
How PBM’s Control and Diminish Physician Prescribing Efforts  

How PBM’s Control and Diminish Physician Prescribing Efforts  

  This issue brings to mind the children’s book “Three Billy Goats Gruff”. It is an apt metaphor for the impact that pharmacy benefit mana ...
Can You Answer These ENT MOC Practice Questions Correctly?

Can You Answer These ENT MOC Practice Questions Correctly?

Are you preparing for the ABOto ENT MOC Exam? If you are, you'll want to make a habit of taking practice questions to refresh your brain on the fo ...
Can You Answer these 5 Pathology MOC Exam Practice Questions?

Can You Answer these 5 Pathology MOC Exam Practice Questions?

Gearing up for the Pathology MOC Exam? Refresh your skills by taking Pathology MOC exam practice questions that mimic the actual exam. Here are fi ...
Surgeons and Purchasing Decisions: Their Power is Increasing

Surgeons and Purchasing Decisions: Their Power is Increasing

Surgeons’ influence in hospital purchasing decisions is increasing and that may be a good thing for healthcare organizations, patient outcomes, an ...
New Year’s Resolutions Trends: What Doctors Resolve To Do

New Year’s Resolutions Trends: What Doctors Resolve To Do

With the rapidly approaching new year, there comes the question of New Year’s Resolutions. Are they to be made or ignored? Many physicians use the ...
How to Switch Specialties Throughout Your Career

How to Switch Specialties Throughout Your Career

Have you ever considered switching specialties? Do you find yourself bored, tired, disenchanted with the specialty you chose and are you dragging ...
Survey: Are Physicians Happy with Their Jobs?

Survey: Are Physicians Happy with Their Jobs?

For the eighth year, the results of the annual Great American Physician Survey have been released. Physicians Practice surveyed 826 physicians acr ...
How to Decorate Your Hospital or Practice for the Holidays

How to Decorate Your Hospital or Practice for the Holidays

The holidays don’t necessarily mean shorter hours for physicians and other staff. People still get sick, still need surgery, and still arrive at t ...
See If You Can Answer These 4 Ophthalmology Board Review Questions

See If You Can Answer These 4 Ophthalmology Board Review Questions

Are you looking at preparing for your Ophthalmology Board Exam? ;) Don't go into it blind, try your hand at these 4 ophthalmology board review que ...
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