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‘Lead from where you stand:’ establishing women physician leaders

‘Lead from where you stand:’ establishing women physician leaders
September 18, 2017

Women in medicine need to amplify one another, find their “posse,” request coaches and sponsors and craft their own legacy statements, according to an expert speaking during an AMA webinar in honor of Women in Medicine Month.

“Lead from where you stand, whether it be pediatricians addressing vaccination or emergency medicine physicians talking about disaster preparedness in a hurricane. Speak about the health impact of an issue,” Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP, from the University of Chicago said during the webinar. “Use your voice to promote medical truth. ... Celebrate the medical heroes among us.”

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VIDEO: Past AMA president discusses importance of physicians advocating for patients

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Physician groups call on CMS to revise reimbursement, payment policies for biosimilars

September 14, 2017
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ACP: Graham-Cassidy proposal would cause ‘unacceptable’ spike in uninsured patients

September 14, 2017
The American College of Physicians recently sent two separate letters, one to Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy, MD, (R-La.) and the other to Senate…
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Timing of Tourniquet Release in Total Knee Arthroplasty: July 2015

The authors conducted a meta-analysis to determine the optimal tourniquet application strategy in total knee…
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VIDEO: Increased risk for surgical complications found for patients with rheumatic disease

May 5, 2017
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Rheumatology Nurses Society Annual Conference

Rheumatology Nurses Society Annual Conference

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Pediatric Rheumatology: June 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Of all the areas of pediatric practice, none can seem more daunting or require a higher index of suspicion than…
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