“Googling” a patient does not seem much different from the old-fashioned obtaining of collateral information, but the ramifications may be far more than you bargain for.
The ethical core of the Goldwater Rule is sound, but the rule needs clearer and more nuanced language.
With the modern office environment comes another type of “climate change”—designed to shape workers psychologically.
"Everyday experiences made sacramental through magical language, depth of feeling, and wells of knowledge"–one of your peers used this description for a book he found inspiring. Can you think of more?
Do psychiatrists add value to primary care health teams compared to non-psychiatrist mental health providers?
If left untreated, burnout can become chronic and debilitating. Here are tips to recognizing the signs and symptoms.
Once a health care professional has reached a chronic stage of burnout, lives may be at stake. But prevention and treatment are possible.
The very traits that define a good physician make it difficult for most doctors to prioritize basic self-care. Many fail to notice early signs of dysfunction.
Collaborative Opportunities: Working With Nurse Practitioners to Meet the Needs of Underserved Populations
Collaboration between the psychiatric nurse practitioner and psychiatrist will be part of the solution to the workforce issue that leaves so many underserved patients without good mental health care.
Children in foster care; combat vets; physicians with mental health needs: Dr Koh introduces a series of articles on these and other special patient populations.