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Do I Know How You Feel?

Do I Know How You Feel?

David Epstein, MD, discusses the misconception that doctors can feel what their patients or their families feel during times of severe illness.

Compliance or Conditioning?

Compliance or Conditioning?

Grace Torres-Hodges, DPM asks: doctor, you may own the corporation and your name may be on the door, but who’s REALLY running your business?

In Network, Out of Network, Who Cares?

In Network, Out of Network, Who Cares?

Daniel Paull MD explains that there are a whole host of medical providers in the country, but that you’re only allowed to see a select few of them, if you are trying to use your insurance.

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How Not to Succeed in Pediatrics

David Epstein, MD, MS, FAAP: This blog article discusses what to NOT do in the pediatric encounter and helps trainees prepare for a successful career in pediatrics.

It’s Always About Choices

Grace Torres-Hodges, DPM, MBA explains that patients have choices and need to know their options; Doctors need to understand they have options and their choices have consequences.



Susan J. Baumgaertel, MD: We are all connected – let’s use this power to rise above the individual and collective challenges of our current times.

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Marion Mass, MD

Marion Mass, MD

“If I can do this, anyone can… I am a recovering soccer mom and a community organizer with an M.D. We can and should take back the stewardship of medicine for the sake of our patients and the future!”

Dana Corriel, MD

Dana Corriel, MD

“I haven’t LEFT medicine, I’m simply taking time to tackle its issues from a different angle. I’m stepping out of the traditional medicine box.”

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Conversations With Shem, Season 2 (NEW: also a podcast & with CME's!)

Conversations with Shem: Season 2

Medical literature icon Samuel Shem, author of “The House of God” returns for season 2 of conversation, in order to discuss the broken healthcare system. This time, he’s brought the guests!

Episode 1: The One with Doctor Fritz Francoise

The One with Doctor Fritz Francois

The CMO of NYU Langone Medical Center in NYU, Dr. Fritz Francois, discusses putting the HUMAN back into healthcare with Samuel Shem, author of “The House of God”.

Conversations With Shem, Season 1 (also as a podcast and with CME's!)

Conversations with Samuel Shem: Putting the HUMAN Back into Medicine (show with Shem)

Conversations with Shem

Medical literature icon Samuel Shem, author of “The House of God” tackles the difficult conversation of “How Healthcare is Broken” with a rotating panel of physicians.

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The Physician Leadership Career Network (PLC-Network)

The Physician Leadership Career Network (PLC-Network) is the only career resource exclusively for physician leaders The Physician Leadership Career Network (PLC-Network) was founded in 2019 by Kurt Scott, a veteran physician & executive recruitment leader. PLC-Network was created to help physicians elevate their leadership skills, connect with employers, and discover leadership opportunities – while empowering healthcare organizations to fill their vital leadership roles. The expanding PLC-Network Career Resource Center is essential in helping physicians & healthcare organizations) gain the educational, coaching, and training resources they need to become visionary leaders. There’s no cost for physicians to join, and members enjoy

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