Tag Archives: medical

Medical liability insurance premiums rising after stable decade, AMA report finds

Dive Brief: The price providers pay to insure themselves and their practices against medical liability claims is on the rise, according to an analysis from the American Medical Association. After holding mostly steady over the past decade, more than 30% of premiums reported by a survey of liability insurers increased from 2019 to 2020, the… Read More »

How to help your child succeed at applying to medical school

An excerpt from Raising Doctors: The Med School Admissions Success Guide for Parents of Future Physicians. Let’s look at how you as a parent can help your child succeed at applying to medical school. Legitimacy and verifiability matter Applying to medical school, I learned what types of activities, accomplishments, and qualifications were valued and what… Read More »

Harvard Medical School uses telemedicine as a way forward

Practicing telemedicine, and teaching telemedicine skills, was not necessarily a priority before the coronavirus pandemic, Dalrymple said, but it will be an important curricular element from now on. “It’s been probably one of the most exciting, innovative and successful components of the curriculum crisis that we’ve been dealing with,” Dalrymple said. “It’s probably going to… Read More »

Being a pregnant medical trainee just got more complicated in the COVID-19 era

As a cardiology fellow in a busy New York City hospital, my life has snowballed into chaos. Just last week, I was a pregnant doctor completing her second trimester, waddling down the halls of the hospital with an echocardiogram machine in tow, taking care of sick cardiac patients. Now a viral pandemic has invaded all… Read More »