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A considerable proportion of health care workers caring for patients with coronavirus disease 2019 report symptoms of depression

Mental Health at Risk for Health Care Workers Treating COVID-19

Nurses, women, frontline health care workers caring for COVID-19 patients at greater mental health risk
Former health care workers in New York State and Colorado are being asked to return to the workforce to help health systems under pressure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

N.Y. and Colorado Ask Former Health Care Workers to Return to Workforce

Includes those working in another occupation, retired with medical license that is still active, can be reactivated
Primary care physicians believe they are on the front lines of dementia care

PCPs Feel Unprepared in Providing Dementia Care

27 percent report being sometimes or never comfortable with patient questions
There are significant sex differences in salaries of clinical department chairs in public medical schools in the United States

Female Clinical Chairs Paid Significantly Less Than Men

Findings based on study of 550 clinical department chairs at 29 public U.S. medical schools

February 2020 Briefing – Family Practice

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for February 2020. This roundup includes the...

February 2020 Briefing – Internal Medicine

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Internal Medicine for February 2020. This roundup includes the...
For simulated patient evaluations

Gender, Race Do Not Affect How Patients Rate Emergency Doctors

No difference seen in composite outcome of participant satisfaction and confidence in physician
Telehealth interventions are associated with improvements in obstetric outcomes

Telehealth May Aid Obstetric Outcomes

Benefits seen for perinatal smoking cessation, breastfeeding, early access to medical abortion services
Men have more publications than women in hematology

More Academic Success Found for Men Versus Women in Hematology

Caregiving responsibilities reduced academic productivity in men but had no impact among women
Mistreatment of medical students remains common for women

Mistreatment, Discrimination Still Common for Medical Students

Women, racial/ethnic minorities, sexual minorities experience disproportionate mistreatment