This study identifies clinician characteristics associated with higher prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening rates in older men with limited life expectancy, for whom there is guideline consensus that PSA screening should be avoided, and contrasts this with PSA screening in men with favorable life expectancy, for whom many guidelines still recommend individualized decision making.
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 Research Letter analyzes sex and ethnicity trends among dermatology residents and compares them with other specialties and medical school graduates over multiple decades, highlighting the need for greater ethnic diversity among dermatologists.
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.
In this data analysis, graduate medical education diversity was assessed by race, ethnicity, and sex in 2012.
Aboagye et al examine the disparities that may exist in colorectal cancer screening and treatment by comparing the distribution of providers of these services in rural and urban counties in the United States.
This cross-sectional study quantifies the cost burden and health care burden of cerumen extraction among Medicare recipients in the United States.
This retrospective review determined that the Center of Excellence certification requirement did not limit patients’ access to bariatric surgery based on demographic characteristics. See also the Invited Commentary by Dimick.