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Standing Rock Two Years Later: Public Health Lessons and the Physician’s Responsibility

As physicians, we must educate ourselves on how profit-driven policies lead to specific diseases in the Native American patients we have the privilege to treat. To be sure, involuntary exposure to uranium is a root cause of suffering and disease in these communities. We have a responsibility to our patients to avail ourselves of this… Read More »

5 ways for physicians to fight burnout

There is a lot of discussion about what to do about physician burnout. The conversation includes debates on the actual incidence of burnout, why it varies among specialties and work environments, who is responsible for it and what can be done to combat it. For the physician who is on the front line, experiencing the… Read More »