The American Resident Project, sponsored by ThinkAnthem, is a platform for future physician leaders – medical students, residents and physicians newly in practice – to connect, explore ideas for transforming American health care delivery, and exchange their views with other health care providers and opinion leaders across the country. READ MORE
Greater genetic testing capabilities have led to a unique ethical dilemma for many physicians. Patients can now get screened for many genetic diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, but may not be interested in learning the results.
Despite the changes around us, the training of physicians has stayed much the same. Sure, there are new work hour limitations and a push to move towards competency-based assessments, but the overall structure of our training remains largely untouched.
I use ultrasound on a daily basis in the emergency room. As soon as I roll it into a room, I’m usually met with a joke about whether or not I’ll be able to find “the baby.” But the growing role of ultrasound may surprise you.