Each person experiences pain differently, depending on his or her genetic makeup. That makes it difficult to figure out what treatments patients need.
The Massachusetts Medical Society recently reversed its long-held opposition to physician-assisted suicide. A psychiatrist notes many physicians are painfully conflicted about participating.
A radical new model of "competency based" medical education emphasizes trainee skill over time invested. Queen's University is the first in Canada to fully embrace this shift.
A recent study found that 30 per cent of Canadian health care is unnecessary. Here are five recommendations to avoid pointless health care -- for doctors and patients.
Physician Health Programs are intended to help doctors with substance abuse disorders and mental health problems. But that's not always what happens.
The sustainability of academic medical centers and the value of a liberal education have both been under attack. Both are essential and integrated components of our best U.S. institutions.
Unless we can create safe space to seek help without fear of reprisal, nothing is going to change. It is with this goal in mind that I decided to share my story.
Ban on affirmative action across eight states has led to a drop in minority students at medical schools.