The U.S. health care system is headed toward a profoundly digital future. Provider organizations around the country are adopting and updating their health information technology (HIT) infrastructures.
1 Jul 2015
Our columnist reflects on his just-completed intern year.
1 Jul 2013
Empathy is a crucial element to good care and improved patient outcomes. Why doesn't medical education promote more of it?.
1 Apr 2014
Clinicians and the organizations in which they practice are moving beyond episode-based health care delivery and into the communities in which they exist, delivering services that would normally seem outside the scope of medical practice.
1 Sep 2014
An intern learns to balance patient needs with his own, following the guidance of senior residents and mentors.
1 Apr 2013
How much a resident knows is no longer the most accurate way to assess the person in an era of students who grew up getting their information in a digital world.
1 Mar 2015
A resident reflects on the importance of his peers to the learning process##mdash;guiding, helping and supporting one another.
1 Jan 2013
Among the many efforts to improve teamwork and improve patient care, one potential area for significant improvement remains: the selection of medical trainees.
1 Jan 2015
What a mentor does will always speak louder than what he or she says. In both positive and negative ways, mentors transmit “lessons” to their mentees through their everyday actions, conversations, and decisions.
1 Jul 2014
A doctor's medical education transitions him to the role of leader, even as he reflects on how little his training has prepared him to be one.
1 Oct 2013