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.
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.
At 39 years old, Hasina Hafiz wanted a physician to oversee her pregnancy and delivery. However, the only clinic in the area that accepted her insurance refused, allowing only CNM/ WHNP care.
Jacqui O'Kane, DO was fulfilling the promise of Family Medicine, providing expert physician care to rural residents of Georgia. Burned out from overwork and support staff challenges, she decided to leave hospital employment.
Sara O'Heron, MD discusses changes in the education and training of NPs and PAs over her 35-year career.
Plastic surgeon Alina Sholar, MD discusses the risks and dangers associated with non-physician supervised medspa medical procedures.
Employment attorney Dennis Hursh, Esq advises physicians on best practices for a fair employment contract.
Lead author Andrew W. Phillips, MD, MEd, joins me to discuss the brand new study 'Effects of Non-physician Practitioners on Emergency Medicine Physician Resident Education,' the first study to evaluate the impact of NPPs on EM resident physicians.
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