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How Medicine Became the Stealth Family-Friendly Profession – The New York Times

Britni Hebert was chief resident, on track for a career in the highly demanding field of oncology, when she found out she was having twins. “Everything kind of just tilted on its head,” she said. She couldn’t imagine 80-hour workweeks with two newborns at home, while her husband was...
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A 'never event' in modern medicine: Doctors say they mistakenly operated on wrong kidney – USA TODAY

Brett Kelman Nashville Tennessean Published 3:10 PM EDT Aug 7, 2019 Two Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors said under oath they mistakenly implanted a medical device in the wrong kidney in 2017 and are now being investigated by Tennessee health officials. One of the doctors said a malfunctioning electronic whiteboard contributed to...
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Vanderbilt doctors say they operated on the wrong kidney by 'mistake' – The Tennessean

Brett Kelman Nashville Tennessean Published 5:00 PM EDT Aug 6, 2019 Two Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors said under oath they mistakenly implanted a medical device in the wrong kidney in 2017 and are now being investigated by state health officials. One of the doctors said that a malfunctioning electronic whiteboard contributed...
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IMA calls strike on Aug 8 to protest against NMC Bill – Deccan Herald

The Indian Medical Association has given a call for a strike on August 8 to protest against certain amendments of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. It said the medical students will continue their strike across the country under IMA Medical Students Network. “The call is for all the...
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Vanderbilt doctors say they operated on wrong kidney by 'mistake' – The Tennessean

Brett Kelman Nashville Tennessean Published 11:00 PM EDT Aug 4, 2019 Two Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors said under oath they mistakenly implanted a medical device in the wrong kidney in 2017 and are now being investigated by state health officials. One of the doctors said that a malfunctioning electronic whiteboard contributed...
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Improv sessions help doctors with communication skills – ModernHealthcare.com

Delivering bad news is one part of a physician’s job. And a Florida neonatologist thinks he can help medical professionals improve their interactions with patients through improvisational role-playing. Orlando neonatologist Dr. Anthony Orsini this summer launched the Orsini Way, using workshops with professional actors in improvised scenarios to teach...
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Doctors call off strike against National Medical Commission Bill – Livemint

NEW DELHI: After a four-day tussle with the Centre, doctors protesting against the controversial National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019, called off their strike and resumed duties on Sunday. Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday met the striking doctors at his residence as healthcare services were badly hit...
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Why is the medical fraternity opposing the National Medical Commission Bill? – Livemint

New Delhi: Touted as one of the biggest reforms in medical education in India, the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2019, is facing major resistance from medical fraternity even after getting passed in Lok Sabha. What is NMC Bill 2019? The NMC Bill proposes to repeal the Indian Medical...
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India doctors protest proposed law allowing non-doctors to practice medicine – JURIST

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called for a 24-hour strike on Wednesday after the lower house of India’s parliament approved the National Medical Commission (NMC) bill on Tuesday. It was passed by a voice vote, amid a walkout by opposition political parties such as the Indian National Congress,...
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