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American Board of Medical Specialties

Maintenance of Certification -- A Hot Topic in Medicine Most Patients Don't Know About But Should

Paul Alexander | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Paul Alexander

Would you be willing to visit a physician who is not "board certified"? That may be a question you'll have to ask yourself if a small but vocal group of doctors get their way.

Quiet Fortitude in the ER

David H. Newman, M.D. | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living
David H. Newman, M.D.

In Maureen Dowd's recent piece, "A Stroke of Fate," she describes the case of her niece, Tara, a young and athletic woman who suffered a rare type of stroke caused by a separation of the inner layers of an artery supplying her brain.

Why Are These Doctors So Mad? What It Means for You

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics
Rosemary Gibson

The public has the biggest stake in the outcome of whether physicians should be expected to have independent assessment of their knowledge and performance in practice. We have been left out of the debate.

Biomedical Informatics: The Intersection Where Biology, medicine, and computer science Meet

Connie Lawn | Posted 12.26.2011 | Denver
Connie Lawn

By Connie Lawn and Dr. Charles Sneiderman, October 26, 2011 Francis Collins, MD, director of the National Institutes of Health, spoke at the 35th ann...