Average physicians are extraordinary

KevinMD.com Amy Cho, MD | Physician | January 3, 2019 I am just another average physician. It wasn’t my first return from maternity leave, but this busy ED shift wasn’t going well. I kept putting off breast-pumping to complete “just one [...]

2019-01-10T16:29:09-05:00January 10th, 2019|Health News|

Genuine empathy goes a long way

MEDPAGE TODAY’S KevinMD.com Philip DeGaetano, MD | Physician | December 17, 2018 Not including residency, I have been caring for patients for five years. But was I really caring about them? We all took the oath to do no harm. We all [...]

2018-12-18T12:40:32-05:00December 18th, 2018|Health News|

What a kitten taught me about critical care

MEDPAGE TODAY’S KevinMD.com Gary A. Lindenbaum, MD | Physician | December 2, 2018 I recently read an article entitled “The family said, ‘Do everything.’” It described the case of an elderly patient at the end-stage of life. The article concluded that “If [...]

2018-12-18T12:39:57-05:00December 18th, 2018|Health News|

Your greatest role as a doctor? Storyteller.

KevinMD.com Giannina L. Garces-Ambrossi Muncey, MD | Physician | October 25, 2018 There are medical honors so rare you don’t even know they exist. When you’re trudging through the slog of PBK/AOA/other — ultimately meaningless — letters, these seem to be [...]

2018-11-15T16:41:50-05:00November 15th, 2018|Health News|

Not all doctors are physicians

KevinMD.com Ira Nash, MD | Physician | August 28, 2018 A colleague recently sent me a link to the American College of Cathopathic Physicians a new organization whose mission “is to protect the professional autonomy and advocate for a full, broad scope of practice [...]

2018-11-15T16:33:51-05:00November 15th, 2018|Health News|

The evolution of the stethoscope

KevinMD.com Christopher Johnson, MD | Physician | November 13, 2018 The stethoscope. Nothings says “I’m a doctor” more than the stethoscope in a pocket or draped around the neck. Forty-five years ago when I got my first one, a gift from [...]

2018-12-18T11:56:27-05:00November 15th, 2018|Health News|