Race Relations and the Practice of Medicine
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Race Relations and the Practice of Medicine

Recent events have brought considerable and justifiable attention to the issue of race relations and law enforcement in our Nation, and this led me to think about this issue of race relations and the practice of medicine. This question is … Continue reading

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Negotiating Healthcare Issues with Legislators
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Negotiating Healthcare Issues with Legislators

This post is about how physicians can successfully negotiate with legislators over health care issues. Many books have been written about the art of negotiating, and I am certainly not the person to write one about negotiating with legislators, but … Continue reading

ISIS’ Most Dangerous Weapon: D. Trump
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Trump at his rhetorical worst.

After hearing Donald Trump’s most recent responses to the Orlando terrorist attack / mass shooting, I couldn’t help but reflect on this tragedy from a preventative public health perspective. Ordinarily, I try to avoid using this blog to offer political … Continue reading

Emergency Physicians Sue the Feds: Backstory
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Emergency Physicians Sue the Federal Government

The decision by an organization representing some 30,000 emergency physicians (ACEP) to sue the federal government suggests a level of frustration serious enough to overcome the threat of retaliation by bureaucrats who control many of the decisions and rules affecting … Continue reading