Mes: noviembre 2018

Physician Suicide

Updated: Aug 01, 2018 Author: Louise B Andrew, MD, JD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP   https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/806779-overview   Overview It has been known for more than 150 years that physicians have an increased propensity to die by suicide. It was estimated in 1977 that on average the United States loses the equivalent of at least one small medical school or…

Most Physicians Disenchanted With Their Profession: Survey

Megan Brooks October 05, 2018   Seven out of 10 physicians would not recommend their profession to their children or other family members, and more than half are thinking about retiring within the next 5 years, including one-third of those under the age of 50, according to a new national survey by The Doctors Company, a physician-owned medical malpractice insurer. The survey…