By Raouf (Ron) Gharbo, DO Paradoxically, healthcare burnout has become rampant in healthcare experts. Currently, the burnout literature is full of terms like compassion fatigue, moral injury and subjective surveys. The root causes are unremitting risk, conflict and pressure, leading to exhaustion, and we need an objective physiology-based model. I am a clinical … [Read more...] about Beyond Burnout, What’s Coming?
Medicine Then & Now Summer 2019
From Infections to Anxiety: How Pediatricians Face the Challenges of Caring for Today’s Kids By Kasey Fuqua Over the last 40 years, pediatrics has been shaped by rapid changes in the world. From the development of vaccines to the advent of the Internet, pediatricians have been changing their practices to fit the needs of new generations of children. The … [Read more...] about Medicine Then & Now Summer 2019
New Treatments and Challenges of Acute Stroke Care Advancements in stroke care are moving fast, leading to better outcomes for patients and new challenges for healthcare providers. “Just 5 to 10 years ago is like a different era in stroke treatment,” says Pankajavalli Ramakrishnan, MD, PhD, a neurointerventionalist at Riverside Health System. “There are stark … [Read more...] about Medical Update
My Favorite Charity
The Cornerstone Foundation John T. Sinacori, MD, EVMS Otolaryngology For the past 12 years, Dr. John Sinacori has spent a week each fall caring for ENT patients in what was once an isolated, neglected region on the northern coast of Honduras. Not long ago, residents in the impoverished municipality of Balfate had to travel for a full day to access medical … [Read more...] about My Favorite Charity
Advance Practice Providers
Congratulations, it is an Honor to Feature Kathy J. Green, MSN, FNP-BC TPMG – Neurology at Williamsburg Whenever she meets new patients, Kathy Green likens each one to an onion. Her job is to ask the questions that peel back their layers so she can understand them on a deeper level, which is when she can truly help them. Green, a nurse practitioner with TPMG … [Read more...] about Advance Practice Providers