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Prioritizing Self-Care in Healthcare 

Prioritizing Self-Care in Healthcare 

Physicians and other healthcare professionals are trained to care for others. It’s what we do. In dedicating our lives to caring for others, self- [...]
How Can I Earn CME Credits?

How Can I Earn CME Credits?

Completing your CME requirements does not have to be stressful or time consuming. No matter how many hours you are due to complete this year, ther [...]
Embracing Medical Career Transitions

Embracing Medical Career Transitions

Our lives are often divided into chapters, delineated by specific transition points. Much like blood flowing through our circulatory system, the t [...]
Top CME with Gift Card Offers for 2022

Top CME with Gift Card Offers for 2022

We may have just entered 2022, but time flies! Soon, many clinicians will be in a hurry to complete their annual continuing medical education requ [...]
Doctors on TikTok to Follow in 2022

Doctors on TikTok to Follow in 2022

When it comes to medical information, there may not be a more entertaining way to receive it than through a TikTok video. There are many people cr [...]
The Fine Art of Calling a Consult

The Fine Art of Calling a Consult

You are just about to wrap up rounds, your feet hurt, your to-do list is longer than your CVS receipt and your N-95 has kept you from getting in t [...]
Mental Illness Among Physicians: Do I Have to Report My Illness?

Mental Illness Among Physicians: Do I Have to Report My Illness?

While the stigma surrounding mental illness is being reduced in many ways, many remain afraid to report their own mental illness honestly. Fear of [...]
Self-Care Tips for Healthcare Workers During COVID-19

Self-Care Tips for Healthcare Workers During COVID-19

A July 2020 Kaiser Family Foundation poll found that 53% of Americans have suffered some mental health issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ho [...]
What Are Healthcare Workers Thankful for in 2020?

What Are Healthcare Workers Thankful for in 2020?

2020 has been particularly rough for everyone–especially for those working the frontlines in healthcare. As new cases continue to rise, healthcare [...]
Talking to Patients About Opioid Addiction

Talking to Patients About Opioid Addiction

The opioid crisis has affected thousands of individuals in the United States. Due to increasing rates of opioid addiction, it is more important th [...]
CME Requirements for MDs, PAs, and NPs

CME Requirements for MDs, PAs, and NPs

There is no doubt that maintaining certification can be complicated and different practitioners must meet different CME requirements. Whether you [...]
Scope of Practice: Physicians and Advanced Level Practitioners

Scope of Practice: Physicians and Advanced Level Practitioners

The standing definition of “scope of practice” is “the activities that an individual healthcare practitioner is permitted to perform within a spec [...]
Does Board Certification Matter?

Does Board Certification Matter?

There is always an ongoing debate as to whether board certification enhances a physician’s skills or if it is little more than a money-making sche [...]
What Healthcare Providers Should Know About the Opioid Epidemic

What Healthcare Providers Should Know About the Opioid Epidemic

From 1999 to 2017, more than 700,000 people have died from a drug overdose. Around 68% of those deaths in 2017 involved an opioid like heroin or i [...]
Why Do We Need Opioid CME Courses?

Why Do We Need Opioid CME Courses?

It’s no secret that the opioid epidemic has been growing exponentially in America since the drug’s introduction during World War I. Between an initial [...]
How Physicians Can Help Stop the Opioid Epidemic

How Physicians Can Help Stop the Opioid Epidemic

In the US, 130 people die every day from opioids alone. Since 1999, the country has seen three separate waves of opioid overdose deaths that have kill [...]
Social Determinants of Health in Seniors

Social Determinants of Health in Seniors

Social determinants of health is a term that is tossed around with increasing frequency. Literature and policy makers tout it as an effective way [...]
What are Plague Doctor Masks?

What are Plague Doctor Masks?

As you search for the perfect spooky Halloween costume, you might come across a plague doctor mask or two. These beaked masks are a popular access [...]
Should Empathy Be a Factor in Medical School Admissions?

Should Empathy Be a Factor in Medical School Admissions?

You've earned a high GPA and you've hit your target scores on the MCAT. The medical school of your dreams should be almost a guarantee, right? But [...]
Physician Shortages: Where They Are & The Most Needed Specialties

Physician Shortages: Where They Are & The Most Needed Specialties

It’s well known that there is a physician shortage looming in America. It’s estimated that the US could be short as many as 120,000 physicians by 2030 [...]
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