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Mentoring Women in the #MeToo Era: Expert Roundtable

Mentoring Women in the #MeToo Era: Expert Roundtable

Despite record numbers of women working in medicine, instances of gender discrimination and sexual harassment continue to proliferate.

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Debating the First Amendment: Is False Speech Constitutionally Protected?

Debating the First Amendment: Is False Speech Constitutionally Protected?

False beliefs are common in society and have permeated the healthcare industry.

Discrimination Against Physician-Mothers A Widespread Issue

Discrimination Against Physician-Mothers A Widespread Issue

Key themes identified included issues with gendered job expectations, financial inequalities, and limited advancement opportunities, among others.

Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly

Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly

Medication errors in acute care that result in death occur most often in patients older than 75 years, with the most common error category being omitted medicine or ingredient.

Hospital Discharge During Holiday Season Considered Novel Risk for Readmission, Death

Hospital Discharge During Holiday Season Considered Novel Risk for Readmission, Death

The "Christmas Effect" has been linked to increased risks in patients discharged from the hospital during the December holiday season.

US Medical Schools Increase in Diversity After Implementation of Accreditation Standards

US Medical Schools Increase in Diversity After Implementation of Accreditation Standards

After implementation of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) diversity accreditation standards, U.S. medical schools saw increasing percentages of female, black, and Hispanic matriculants.

Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals

Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals

Nearly two-thirds of insured adults with a previous health care visit did not use an online patient portal in 2017.

Physician Burnout Linked to Stress in Using Health Information Technology

Physician Burnout Linked to Stress in Using Health Information Technology

Stress related to use of health information technology (HIT) is common and predictive of burnout among physicians.

Chronic Disease Education Can Improve Patient Self-Management

Chronic Disease Education Can Improve Patient Self-Management

An educational intervention can improve patients' ability to self-manage their chronic diseases.

AMA Code of Medical Ethics Guides Physicians in Fighting Harmful Online Health Information

AMA Code of Medical Ethics Guides Physicians in Fighting Harmful Online Health Information

Health information is widely available online, yet the quality of that information can be dubious at best.

"Gender Panic" in Clinical Settings: Protecting Public Accommodations Access for Transgender Individuals

"Gender Panic" in Clinical Settings: Protecting Public Accommodations Access for Transgender Individuals

There is substantial discussion in the United States regarding the use of public accommodation laws to legislate bathroom access for transgender individuals.

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