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Perspectives - January 2015


President's Message

Students and residents are also burning out

By David A. Fleming, MD, MA, MACP

Burnout and the loss of joy in being a doctor have become an ever-expanding concern and a major part of our rhetoric these days. For many physicians, it begins in training.

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Washington Perspective

What do we know about Obamacare's enrollees?

By Robert B. Doherty

Based on Obamacare's year 1 enrollment numbers, the law has been very successful in bringing down the numbers and percentages of people without health insurance. But these data also show why it struggles to win support among the broader public.

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Resident's Corner

Improving teamwork through the selection of students

By Joshua M. Liao, MD

Among the many efforts to improve teamwork and improve patient care, one potential area for significant improvement remains: the selection of medical trainees.

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Editor's Note

Hepatitis C diagnosis, treatment changing rapidly

By Jennifer Kearney-Strouse

This issue covers topics including management of hepatitis and the effect of new direct-pay practice models on primary care practice.

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