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Medical training is a lengthy procedure and involves an undergraduate education, medical school and graduate medical education. Most medical students will spend 4 years at a college or university to earn a BS or BA degree in basic sciences such as biology

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Physicians: Five extraordinary hobbies to keep burnout at bay

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 02:00:00 PDT

For physicians, the risk of burnout is at an all time high. Find out how five doctors' hobbies help them to keep burnout at arm's length.

Work-life balance for physicians: The what, the why, and the how

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Can physicians pack even more into their already busy schedules? Find out how experienced doctors find work-life balance: it's all about the individual.

How can doctors share bad news with patients?

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Research shows that physicians are sometimes reluctant to have difficult conversations with their patients. Experienced physicians share their tips.

Working abroad as a doctor: What to know before you go

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Does experiencing a new culture sound enticing? The adventure of a lifetime awaits, but working abroad is not for everyone. Find out if it is for you.

Did I understand you correctly, doc?

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Chronic disease patients are often unaware of their potential health complications. How can doctors ensure that their patients know and understand these?

Physician burnout: Running on an empty tank

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

The demands of modern medical practice leave physicians vulnerable to burnout. What are the early signs of burnout? And what intervention strategies work?

Three things you need to know when your patient is a doctor

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Providing medical care for fellow physicians can be challenging. We bring you tips on how to navigate this situation, with clear communication being key.

Doctors: No mentor yet? Are you missing out?

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Mentoring in medicine has taken a dive due to the high-pressure environment faced by doctors. Learn how to find a good mentor to help your career.

Physicians: Can social media make or break your career?

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Avoid the pitfalls of common social media mistakes. We show you how to make the most of social media and which guidelines to follow.

Three things I wish I'd known: Looking back at residency life

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

What do young doctors wish they had known before starting residency, the notoriously tough specialty training? One plastic surgeon shares his experience.

Immigrant physicians: Why are they vital for U.S. healthcare?

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A quarter of physicians in the U.S. are immigrants. Many hold a visa requiring them to work in underserved areas, making them essential to U.S. healthcare.

Work-life balance in medicine with a side gig

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Burnout rates in medicine are at a record high. Find out how some doctors are finding work-life balance by having a second career in addition to medicine.

Success as a female doctor: What is the recipe?

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Find out what doctors at different career stages told us about their definition of success and what the biggest threats to their success are.

The top five social media tools for physicians

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Using social media allows doctors to connect with colleagues and patients. We show you which platforms are best and how to get started.

Personal branding for doctors: Being yourself can enhance your practice

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Make the most of how others perceive you by consciously defining and actively managing your brand. Find out how to get started in this article.

A day in the life of a general practitioner

Fri, 19 May 2017 06:00:00 PDT

A GP’s role is bewilderingly diverse: from newborn to grandparent, and from alopecia to zygomycosis. In this article, we walk a mile in one GP's shoes.

Doctors: Too busy for a book club? Join a virtual one

Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

In this article, we check out how a book discussion on Twitter can allow people from all over the globe to connect - and it's not just for doctors.

Checklist program reduced large-scale post-surgery deaths

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:00:00 PDT

After voluntary introduction of a WHO surgical checklist for reducing avoidable risks in 14 hospitals, there was a significant drop in post-surgery deaths.

A doctor's life-enhancing experience of working on a humanitarian TB project

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 03:00:00 PDT

Tuberculosis is the deadliest infectious disease worldwide. What happened when a doctor from Northern Ireland went to Georgia to work with TB patients?

Navigating vaccine hesitancy: What can the physician do?

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Why are some parents concerned about vaccines? Learn what physicians can do to help parents understand the importance of vaccines for their children.

Spotting the vaccine-preventable diseases that are back in the waiting room

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Measles, mumps, whooping cough, and tuberculosis are making a comeback. Why is spotting the symptoms in some cases like detective work?

Many new doctors may be posting unprofessional content on Facebook

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

When researchers searched Facebook for the public accounts of all urologists who graduated from US residency programs in 2015, they found that a substantial proportion of these accounts contained...

Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell: A heroine for women

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Dr. Blackwell overcame many obstacles to become the first female doctor in America. We look at how her achievements led the way for women in medicine.

US patients treated by international doctors have lower death rates than those treated by home trained doctors

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDT

In the United States, patient death rates are lower for internationally trained graduates than for graduates from a US medical school, despite international graduates caring for patients with...

Gender gap in medicine remains in the spotlight in 2016

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PDT

Medical News Today reflect on some of the gender gap articles in research, work-life balance, and pay for physicians that have been reported in 2016.