Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium to focus on leadership

July 25, 2017
The annual Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium will take place in San Diego from Aug. 10 to 13 with a restructured format, new content and more…

William L. Rich III, MD, announces retirement

December 19, 2016
William L. Rich III, MD, will retire this month, he said in a letter to patients posted to the Northern Virginia Ophthalmology…

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VIDEO: Koch Kellan scholarship creates future leaders in ophthalmology

October 20, 2016
CHICAGO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Hasenin Al-Khersan, a fourth-year medical student at the University of…

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Three receive OWL awards

October 17, 2016
CHICAGO — Ophthalmic World Leaders, previously Ophthalmic Women Leaders, presented three OWL awards at its “signature event” during…

"Post-Party Recovery" Just Might be the Newest Medical Specialty

December 17, 2015
One overindulgence that has always resisted a fast fix is too much alcohol. While hangover remedies are legion, none seemed to really make the pain…

'Twas the Night Before Christmas. . . in the Hospital

December 17, 2015
Hospitals don’t close on the holidays, and for those who are stuck there—patients, their visiting family and friends, doctors and…

Physician Burnout is Epidemic. For Many Doctors, Locum Tenens is the Cure

December 14, 2015
Combatting Stress

Locum Tenens: A New (Old) Way to Earn Extra Money in Medicine

December 14, 2015
“There was a time when locum tenens were primarily late-career or retired physicians. No longer,” says Melissa Byington, President of…

Doctors are as Reliable as Santa Claus (or Vice Versa)

December 8, 2015
A team of Danish researchers decided to undertake a Christmas study to find out what people thought of doctors, and—wait for it--how that…

Crossing Over to Luxury

December 8, 2015
Small Crossover Utility Vehicles (CUVs) like the Honda CRV, Toyota RAV4, and Ford Escape have been increasing in popularity for years, but until…

This Mayo Clinic MD Knows What Will Make You Happy

December 3, 2015
But rather than just continuing to complain about the problem, Dr. Sood says we should be focusing on the solution. “And the solution is to…

Take Two Spoonfuls. . . and Enjoy! The Mayo Clinic's Updated Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

December 2, 2015
You might refer some of your patients to the Mayo Clinic for its integrated, multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment. The Mayo Clinic…

The Physicians' Life Do-Good Gift Guide 2015

November 25, 2015

The Doctor and the Dalai Lama

November 24, 2015
Dr. Kerzin (right) with the Dalai Lama No doubt you’ve read about the doctors who care for sports teams, famous athletes, Hollywood actors…

Thanksgiving Recipes by and for Doctors: The Good, the Bad, and the Truly Useful

November 18, 2015
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Rx: Luxurious, Healing Hand Creams

November 17, 2015
How many times do you wash your hands each day? Depending on how many patients you see, it could easily be dozens. And all that wetting, scrubbing…

Adding Real Estate to Your Portfolio

November 11, 2015
James M. Dahle, MD, FACEP Modern portfolio theory suggests that adding additional asset classes with a solid return and low correlation with the rest…

Doctors' Best Time-Saving Tips

November 10, 2015
Everyone is pressed for time these days, but we doctors probably more than most. Paperwork alone is now estimated to consume one-sixth of the…

Dr. Paul Ballas Lost 60 Pounds Playing Xbox. . . and Wrote About How Others Can, Too

November 4, 2015
Dr. Paul Ballas If most people found out their doctor was spending a lot of time playing video games, they might get concerned. But when the…

The Best Advice in Six Words

November 3, 2015
When you need advice there’s no shortage of places to get it or people offering to give it. There’s therapy, of course, but also shelves…