The ‘Model’ Healthcare System, Band Aid-care, and what we can learn from the VA

Having done most of my clinical clerkships in New York City, I came to Boston for residency expecting a similar experience in another metropolitan city. The culture of the Psychiatric Urgent Care … [Read more...]

Finding Poetry in Medicine

The Medical School Graduate Finally!  I’m an MD.  No more left to learn! Diploma in hand, what more could one ask for? What’s that you say?  Some chest pain?  Today? Don’t worry—I can help! I read … [Read more...]

Affordable Care Act: A Doctor’s View

By: Meena Hasan, MD Most mornings, I opt to take the red line commuter train from my apartment in Bethesda, Maryland to my hospital in Washington, DC. Despite the costly two-way fare, it’s a … [Read more...]

The Truth Behind The Glamour of Television ER Dramas

The hospital emergency room doors are the gateway to the Healthcare system. Once you enter, your life is now in the hands of the doctors trained to manage the widest array of medical … [Read more...]

How Can Doctors Understand the Business side of Medicine

Healthcare is evolving at an ever-changing pace more rapidly than we are even aware. It is crucial for healthcare professionals to not only understand the day-to-day workings of their defined industry … [Read more...]