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  • 20 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Doctors It's holiday season. Here are some great and innovative suggestions for finding that perfect gift for the physician in your life.
  • Sick Call 'We reached the high water mark for physicians calling out sick from my department this year. That's saying a lot. Our docs, like most, don't call out sick,' Dr Jeffrey Benabio writes in his column.
  • 20 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Nurses From pampering their hands and feet to sanitizing and tracking their gadgets, Medscape offers suggestions for presents for the nurse in your life.
  • A Medically Tailored Holiday Meal Providers of food as medicine to patients with chronic diseases across the United States share their favorite healthy recipes, which can be downloaded and printed.
  • Much-Needed Guidance Arrives on Drug-Induced Liver Injury Dr Nancy Reau speaks with Dr Robert Fontana, the co-author of recent guidance from the AASLD on how to diagnose and manage the harmful consequences of certain drugs and unregulated supplements.
  • 25 Terrific Winter Vacations for Doctors From sun-drenched beaches to powdery ski slopes and vibrant cities, these 25 destinations in the US and abroad have much to offer stressed-out physicians seeking a break.
  • Skin Cancer Exam in Primary Care: More Harm Than Good Dr Kenny Lin explains why he no longer conducts full-body skin cancer screening during wellness visits.
  • S2 Episode 6: Clinical Trials and Novel Therapeutics in Psoriatic Arthritis   Join Drs Cohen and Gibofsky as they step through a case of refractory psoriatic arthritis, discuss novel therapeutics, review latest clinical trials, and talk about the future in psoriatic arthritis.
  • Love Them or Hate Them, Masks in Schools Work   F. Perry Wilson, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine; Director, Clinical and Translational Research Accelerator, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Medscape APRN Compensation Report 2022 Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice nurses talk wages, degrees, certifications, and whether they feel fairly compensated
  • Medical Software Templates: Use at Your Own Peril Neurologist Allan Block warns that "regardless of how harmless and unintentional it might be," medical templates' default settings can annoy patients and other offices and should be monitored.
  • Infographic: The Good and Bad of Self-employment as a Doctor Physicians who typically are owners in a solo or group practice or partners reveal the five aspects of self-employment they enjoy the most, and five they like the least.
  • Teaching the Physical Exam: Best Practice   If you want to improve your skills at teaching physical exam, check out these expert tips.
  • Change Makers: Dr Isaacs on Healthcare Delivery Innovations Dr Whyte speaks with Permanente Medical Group CEO and Executive Director Dr Richard Isaacs about how the pandemic changed our expectations of healthcare delivery and upcoming innovations in patient care.
  • Self-employed Physicians Report: Worth It to Be Your Own Boss? Physicians in private practice reveal the pros and cons of their jobs including income potential, running a business, and finding a work-life balance.
  • Should Healthcare Be a Right? Neurologist Allan Block notes that in the United States, healthcare isn't guaranteed, and questions whether it should it be -- even though food, water, and shelter are also not considered rights.
  • Encouraging Resilience and Grit May Be Fueling PA Burnout High-performing physician assistants push themselves to the breaking point trying to prove their abilities, burnout specialist says.
  • Right and Wrong in Medicine: LIfe, Death, and Wrenching Choices Physicians reveal how they would respond to difficult decisions and scenarios involving medical care and personal treatment of patients, sharing both their insight and turmoil.
  • Medical Murderers: When Healers Become Killers Not all medical professionals are lifesavers. Some, unfortunately, are exactly the opposite.
  • Infographic: How Bad Physician Behavior Compares in US vs UK In separate reports, Medscape revealed the issue with poor physician behavior in the US and UK through the eyes of colleagues. Here's how results compare across the Atlantic.