Physicians who move from the community to the hospital mid-career present a potential solution to the hospitalist field's perennial workforce shortage. They also offer some benefits and challenges that differ from those of their hospitalist-track peers. Hospitalist leaders who note those differences and find the means to take advantage of them, are on track to building well-balanced, high-functioning hospitalist teams.
On-call hours and the unpredictability of many medical specialties can leave married physicians as ships passing in the nightâ€”or the front hallway. Yet by working as hospitalists in the same practice, some doctors are able to take care of families and spend quality time together.
How hospitals are reducing blood transfusion rates.
Carl Shusterman, JD, answers FAQs about how immigration law applies to doctors.
Matthew H. Harms, FACP, travels the globe for medical work.
Romantic relationship with former patient.
Physician-mothers compare notes on raising children, saving lives.