In 2006, 24% of third-year internal medicine residents surveyed stated that they intended to pursue careers in general internal medicine, down from 54% in 1998. ... The remainder indicated that they planned on pursuing careers in an internal medicine
Patient- and non-patient-related administrative tasks can create burnout at any point during a clinician's career. ... What is your practice doing to address clinician burnout? Recent studies have found that 50% of clinicians experience burnout over the
But Andrew D. Coates, MD, FACP, the new president of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), has already tackled unusual challenges in his career.
young physicians as they develop their careers, helps with obtaining and maintaining competence, assists with board certification and recertification, publishes internal medicine's premier journal, develops well-thought public policy, and
career options in internal medicine.
His 27-year career at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque preceded his work as an investigator for Lovelace Scientific Resources, an independent clinical trials company.
his career to the program.
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Areas of expertise: Graduate medical education finance; health care reform; student/resident selection of internal medicine as a career; building/sustaining hospitalist programs; maintenance of certification; medical education; hospital
Strengths based on training and personal experience: Graduate medical education finance; health care reform; student/resident selection of internal medicine as a career; building/sustaining hospitalist programs; maintenance of certification; medical