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This population-based survey study uses data from 149 775 patient surveys to compare patient satisfaction scores for Asian physicians relative to non-Hispanic white physicians.
This epidemiological study evaluates the association of primary care physician supply and both all-cause and cause-specific mortality by comparing US population and insurance claims data with data on density of primary care physicians and specialist physician density.
This Viewpoint discusses the adverse effects for the US health care system of the 2018 Presidential proclamation banning travelers from Iran, Syria, Yemen, Libya, and Somalia, including a decline in international medical graduates who provide care to a disproportionate number of socioeconomically disadvantaged patients.
This survey study evaluates the perceived barriers of minority medical students pursuing a career in dermatology.
This study characterizes sex and racial/ethnic discrepancies in exposure to dermatology among US medical students.
In this narrative medicine essay, a black physician relates the surprise and joy a black patient has when a he meets a black doctor in the examination room and comments on the need for medical schools to step up recruitment and training of a diverse physician workforce.
This study analyzes trends in the distribution of nurse practitioners and primary care physicians in low-income and rural areas.
This study evaluates the association of nurse shift-level workloads in the neonatal intensive care unit with missed nursing care using nurse-reported data.
This quality improvement study uses a simulation to project differences in salary, time to promotion, and accumulated wealth between male and female medical school faculty before and after the implementation of an institutional gender equity initiative.
In this narrative medicine essay, a medical student shares her worries about coming out while in medical school and finding the role of explicator of all things LGBTQ at her diversity-welcoming school and suggests that medical schools teach and model LGBTQ-informed care.
This study examines the change in matriculant sex, race, and ethnicity in US medical schools after the 2009 implementation of diversity standards from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) meant to broaden diversity among qualified applicants.
This crossover study of primary care physicians evaluates whether the use of medical scribes in primary care improves physician productivity and patient satisfaction.
This study analyzes county-level data from nationwide US data to compare dermatologist density between urban and rural areas.
This study characterizes the number of licenses issued to assistant physicians in the first year of Missouri’s assistant physician program, which authorizes physicians who have not completed their residencies to provide primary care services in underserved areas.
This study investigates how new parent leave policies are perceived by dermatology program directors and residents.
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