Medical schools have launched programs to teach “soft skills” to better equip their doctors for today's stressful health-care environment.
Most medical students feel they lack the skills and legal knowledge required to challenge poor clinical practice and promote better patient care, reveals research published ahead of print in the Journal of Medical Ethics. This sugge...
A Saint Louis University commentary urges taking a multipronged approach to improve the mental health of medical school students, which ultimately impacts physician burnout and the care patients receive.
Doctors commonly tell patients that stress can be harmful to their health. Yet when it comes to reducing their own stress levels, physicians don't always heed their own advice.
Some medical schools and residencies are equipping the next generation of doctors to care for this underserved patient population, but education in the area is lacking.