Health

The problem with doctor rating websites

Online rating sites for doctors are growing in popularity and influence, but the accuracy of information they contain can be lacking, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

Health

Citizenship tasks tax women physicians

Women physicians feel pressured to spend more time in work-related citizenship tasks, based largely on their age and race. Nearly half of women perceived that they spent more time on citizenship tasks than their male colleagues, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

One in four doctors attacked, harassed on social media

While many physicians benefit from social media by networking with potential collaborators or interfacing with patients, a new study from Northwestern University and the University of Chicago found many physicians also report ...

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Physician

A physician, medical practitioner, doctor of medicine, doctor of osteopathic medicine, or medical doctor practices medicine, and is concerned with maintaining or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and injury. This is accomplished through a detailed knowledge of anatomy, physiology, diseases and treatment — the science of medicine — and its applied practice — the art or craft of medicine.

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