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Primary care physicians pushed to breaking point as more than half report no payments

Primary care physicians have been pushed to the breaking point in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A new survey conducted between May 8-11 by The Larry A. Green Center and the Primary Care Collaborative shows that 84% of clinicians report having severe or close to severe stress, and 28% say burnout is at an… Read More »

What Chernobyl can teach physicians about avoiding medical errors

I recently started watching the HBO series Chernobyl, chronicling the events surrounding the 1986 disaster. For anyone who hasn’t seen it yet—I’d highly recommend this excellent production (It’s already deservedly won multiple awards). The great thing about TV like this, which documents real-life events (and I’d put another HBO series John Adams in the same… Read More »

Structured, salary-only compensation plan for physicians a possible model for pay equity

Gender pay equity in healthcare remains elusive. Gender-based pay differences have been shown to persist, even when controlling for experience, clinical productivity, academic rank and other factors. These inequities result in significantly lower lifetime earnings, job burnout and negative attitudes toward work — all adverse effects on the profession. One model for eliminating pay disparities… Read More »