The president of the AANP, in a recent Washington Post article on the roles and titles of medical professionals, misrepresents the dedication and compassion of physicians and presents a grossly inaccurate portrayal of the practice of medicine.
USA Today recently published an article titled "Physician assistant, nurse practitioner or doctor: What patients should know,"... there are some critical nuances that need addressing.
A silent injustice has taken root in the hospitals and clinics of rural America. While it might not dominate urban dialogues or political debates, its implications touch millions.
There is no doubt that America is facing a physician shortage, due in large part to a lack of residency positions, the mandatory 1-3 years that medical school graduates must complete to receive a license to practice medicine.
Louisiana physicians discuss their successful effort to block scope of practice expansion in the state.
Dr. Ian Kahane and PPP were featured on the Issues & Ideas With Chris DeBello.
Advanced practice nursing (APN) and medicine are entirely different disciplines and multi-disciplinary healthcare teams should always be physician-led.
In 2023, three nurse practitioners sued the state of California [...]
In 2023, three nurse practitioners sued the state of California for the right to call themselves 'doctors' in a clinical setting. Bioethicist Arthur L. Caplan, PhD, discusses the ethics of titles in healthcare.
Pre-meds are not usually known for the attention they paid in English class. But as we enter an unprecedented era of 21st century medicine, rapidly consolidated and corporatized, physicians would do well to return to the classics