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Joe Colucci
Monday, May 20, 2013
Our former intern, Catherine Jameson, has just written a fantastic post for Zocalo Public Square on her decision to become a doctor. It's a remarkably human story, and she demonstrates exactly the kind of compassion that doctors need to have for their patients in order to keep the medical system in...
Joe Colucci
Catherine Jameson
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Medicaid in Oregon First, the big one: yesterday afternoon kicked off a flurry of discussion - some of it rather heated - about the most recent paper (ungated version) to come out of Oregon’s Medicaid program. In case you’ve forgotten: a few years ago, Oregon had money to expand Medicaid enrollment...
Catherine Jameson
Thursday, April 11, 2013
In July of 2011, as that year’s class of freshly-minted physicians began its journey through residency, the American College of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) instituted a 16-hour limit on shift length for first year residents (interns) with the goal of improving intern well-being and patient...
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