This study uses US census and national survey data to investigate the proportion of married physicians who have highly educated spouses, and the odds of the couple living and working in rural underserved areas.
This Viewpoint discusses the clinical performance of aging physicians as a factor in the larger question of how best to evaluate physician competency.
This Medical News & Perspectives article examines the challenges facing African American men preparing for careers in medicine, as well as recommended strategies to increase the number of black men entering medical school.
This cross-sectional survey study compares the intended scope of practice reported by family medicine residents with the actual scope of practice reported by recertifying family physicians on the 2014 American Board of Family Medicine examination registration questionnaire.
This cross-sectional study of survey data from a sample of US emergency departments reports that visits involving both resident and attending physicians used more hospital resources than attending-only visits.
Robinson and Miller determine whether total expenditures per patient were higher in medical groups owned by local hospitals or multihospital systems compared with groups owned by participating physicians in California between 2009 and 2012.
This study uses polling data and published surveys, state and country databases, interview studies, and death certificate studies to review the legal status of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide and the available data on attitudes and practices in the United States, Canada, and Europe.