In the Journals

Top 10 most-read Infectious Diseases in Children stories of 2019

January 2, 2020
To kick off the new year, IDC has assembled a list of the 10 most-read stories of 2019. Please follow the links to access the full stories.  

At Issue

What is the value of the pediatric ID specialty?

Infectious Diseases in Children, March 2019
Infectious Diseases in Children asked Janet R. Gilsdorf, MD, DSc (Hon), FPIDS, a past president of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the

Cover Story

Pediatric ID compensation ‘just too low’

Infectious Diseases in Children, March 2019
Pediatric infectious disease specialists are the lowest paid physicians compared with all other medical specialties, according to a recent report…


True Advocacy: Realistic for a Pediatric Provider?

Pediatric Annals, December 2018, Volume 47 Issue 12
Helping bright, energetic, and idealistic medical students and pediatric residents with their research projects and articles is stimulating and…

Guest Editorial

Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Pediatric Annals, July 2017, Volume 46 Issue 7
I am so pleased to serve as guest editor for this issue of Pediatric Annals! I must admit that I was a bit confused initially as to how my…

Feature Article

A Mindfulness Intervention for Residents: Relevance for Pediatricians

Pediatric Annals, October 2016, Volume 45 Issue 10
Physician burnout is a topic of growing importance in today's health care system. Tangible interventions aimed at reducing burnout and promoting…

"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
String-Bean Casserole Mrs. Clark Johnson

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…