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Internal Medicine

A Medical Intern Writes to His Future Self

Pranay Sinha | Posted 07.27.2015 | Education
Pranay Sinha

How far you have come from the fresh-faced, bow-tie-wearing, revoltingly cheerful fellow who stumbled anytime he had to introduce himself! The first few days in the hospital were so gruesome that they'd have been conducted off-stage in any respectable Greek tragedy.

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

Paul Alexander | Posted 07.26.2015 | 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.

Physician, Producer and Media Mogul Dr. Kiki Hurt Puts Art Into Medicine, and Medicine Into Art

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact
Gregory Weinkauf

Long have I been intrigued by the intersection of the pop and the practical -- meaning: how and where do popular culture and, you know, useful stuff, connect, affect each other, and cross-pollinate?

Midlife As a Gateway to Authenticity

Rose Kumar, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Rose Kumar, M.D.

Our society deems this a 'midlife crisis.' I like to think of this as the alchemical process of becoming real.

An Integrative Medicine Guide to Better Health

Dr. Soram Khalsa | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Soram Khalsa

When organs dysfunction, we get a whole host of symptoms that doctors see so often in their practice. Without the integrative model, these health problems can only be treated symptomatically.

Choosing (Medicine) Wisely: Good Answers for Good Questions

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Make your standard of care better than standard. Be a good boss -- ask good questions, get good answers. By doing so, you can help ensure that you and your doctor are always diligent, and choosing wisely -- together.

A Kick in the Career: Becoming a Doctor? That is so Dial-Up!

Thomas Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Thomas Stern

Increasingly, the concept of a "calling" seems to only exist in sports or the arts. Nike says "just do it," the implication being that you have to, you're driven to.