CME Activities (view all)


CME/CE: Conference Highlights – AHA 2016

New research was presented at AHA 2016, the annual scientific sessions of the American Heart Association, from November 12 to 16 in New Orleans. The features below

By: Dima M. Qato, PharmD, MPH, PhD

CME/CE: Drug & Dietary Supplement Use Among Seniors

Published research indicates that many older adults in the United States use prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications and dietary supplements, but this can increase their risks for

By: Mahboobeh Mahdavinia, MD, PhD

CME/CE: Analyzing Factors that Link Chronic Rhinosinusitis & Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Recent data indicate that more than 10 million Americans have chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), an inflammatory disease that is associated with $50 to $60 billion in annual healthcare


Video CME/CE: Pain Management & Opioids, With ZDoggMD

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By: Dr. MedLaw

Proving a Medical Malpractice Case I – Proving Negligence (Part II)

[Editor’s note: this is the second installment of “Proving a Medical Malpractice Case I – Proving Negligence” by our blogger, Dr. Medlaw. You can read the first

By: Doctor Curmudgeon®

Doctor Curmudgeon®: After the Noctors…After the Pharmacists.

It is the year 2022. Noctors (those who are NOT Doctors and yet consider themselves to be the same as doctors and practice what they refer to

By: Skeptical Scalpel

System errors, human errors, and common sense

  “It was a system failure.” That’s what United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz said in an interview with ABC News about the recent incident involving the violent

By: Fred N. Pelzman, MD

Finding Telemedicine’s Niche

There are certainly times where I probably don’t need to make a patient physically come in to the office. As part of trying to figure out where

Recent Features (view all)

By: Andrew Mujugira, MD, PhD

HIV Transmission Risk During Antiretroviral Therapy

Research has shown that effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) decreases the risk of sexual transmission of HIV by suppressing blood and genital HIV RNA to undetectable levels by

By: Eric Sprey

Physicians Practice: 7 Ways for Doctors to Relax

The author of this article is Eric Sprey, associate editor at Physicians Practice. Consciously choosing to have a positive outlook on life may improve your mood. It

By: Amber K. Sabbatini, MD, MPH

ED Return Visits: Examining Outcomes & Costs

Ensuring safe transitions of care is an important goal for promoting better patient experiences, improving the quality of outcomes, and reducing costs. All-cause hospital readmissions are now

By: Gabriel Perna

Physicians Practice: Making the Case for Telehealth

The author of this article is Gabriel Perna, the managing editor at Physicians Practice. In the past, physicians have expressed concerns about telehealth, fearing that they will