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Young Internists Say

Chronicle of Medicine -Dr. Carrie Jo Prather finished up the third year of her internal medicine residency in September at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, Fla. and is starting to look for a job as a hospitalist.

Many Older Doctors Plan To Phase Out Practice

Chronicle of Medicine - The results of a new survey indicate that 48 percent of physicians between 50 and 65 years of age are planning to reduce or end their clinical practice in the next 1 to 3 years. The findings also suggest that many older physicians believe that their younger counterparts do not have the work ethic they do.

Compensation Models Start Linking Physician Pay to Quality Performance

Chronicle of Medicine - More than half of job-seeking physicians land on a hospital's payroll these days, but the best compensation model to create a mutually beneficial relationship is not yet a settled matter.

Social Media Pressure For Practices Intensifies

Chronicle of Medicine - Still not on the social media bandwagon? Think the Facebook fad will pass?

Surgeon Sleep Deprivation: Informed Consent?

Chronicle of Medicine -Sleep deprivation has been shown to adversely affect clinical performance and impair psychomotor function. It can be challenging for medical systems to ensure that physicians are not fatigued from sleep deprivation because continuity of care and around-the-clock coverage of clinical services are often competing needs.

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