This conference trains physicians to start or expand a direct primary care practice (DPC) that is based on the private patient to doctor relationship. Through recurring payments (monthly, quarterly, or annually), patients “contract” directly with their doctor for care for a low fixed fee. By unshackling physicians from paperwork, bureaucracy, and reimbursements, DPC cuts out […]
FMX (formerly Assembly) is the best five days in family medicine. Choose evidence-based family medicine education with real-world applications. Here inspiring speakers, meet peers facing similar challenges, and strengthen your commitment to family medicine. *BRI is offering two scholarships for interested medical students to attend this conference. Apply HERE for one of 2 BRI scholarships.
On Aug. 20, thousands of people came together across the country to raise awareness of medical student and physician suicide and depression. Physicians rank among the highest in suicides; and, we lose an average of 400 medical students—roughly the size of an entire medical school—each year, to suicide. The event’s main organizer, Lacey Kohlmoos, discusses how the events went, and what other projects are in the offing.
This newly minted doctor got deeply depressed when she was a resident. Only now does she know that’s more the norm than the exception.
I Felt Alone But I Wasn’t: Depression Is Rampant Among Doctors In Training
Ensuring that rural, impoverished people receive the best care at the nearest point of contact involves strategic health communication and resource management. Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac F. Adewole, is striving towards several ideal solutions, which may include UC, Irvine’s portable ultrasound initiative, thanks to MS1 Faith Njoku.