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  • As each calendar year closes, organizations compile best/worst lists: TV shows, movies, exceptional people that bring character or immortality to our year as it fades into history. Medicine has its heroes and scoundrels. I would expect that all physicians can instantly name five teachers who shaped them and five guys they scored as real zeros [] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com . Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more .
  • In the last decade, specifically in the last five to six years, we have seen the gradual disempowerment of America’s physicians as well as their unfortunate patients. Starting with health management organizations, managed care, all the way to the insurance exchange, doctoring has been forcefully wrestled away from physicians only to be placed into the [] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com . Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more .
  • We as physicians need a dose of our own medicine as a booster ever so often. I went in for a simple procedure. A lumbar epidural steroid injection for pain which has recently become more than tolerable at times — nothing disabling. Nothing that stops my everyday life and living. I didn’t think much of [] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com . Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more .
  • In medical school, we learn about Broca’s area, the region of the brain that when injured prevents a person from translating their thoughts into spoken word. When this area is damaged, from a stroke or traumatic injury, the person can hear a partner declare their love or a child cry, but are unable to vocalize [] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com . Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more .