Physician email communication with patients: SAMPLE EMAIL CONSENT AND GUIDE TO EMAIL USE

This link provides physicians with a useful template to use for consent when a physician is interested in setting up email communication with their patients. It outlines boundaries and responsibilities of patients when using this medium for physician-patient communication. Full

Physician email communication with patients: SAMPLE EMAIL CONSENT AND GUIDE TO EMAIL USE

This link provides physicians with a useful template to use for consent when a physician is interested in setting up email communication with their patients. It outlines boundaries and responsibilities of patients when using this medium for physician-patient communication. Full

Before you hit ‘send’: Will an e-mail to your patient put you at legal risk?

This article provides some guidelines for physicians to protect themselves and their patients when seeking to communicate with patients via email.   Full article: http://www.mdedge.com/currentpsychiatry/article/99934/practice-management/you-hit-send-will-e-mail-your-patient-put-you

Before you hit ‘send’: Will an e-mail to your patient put you at legal risk?

This article provides some guidelines for physicians to protect themselves and their patients when seeking to communicate with patients via email.   Full article: http://www.mdedge.com/currentpsychiatry/article/99934/practice-management/you-hit-send-will-e-mail-your-patient-put-you

E-mail and the Psychiatrist-Patient Relationship

This article describes the increasing legal concerns with psychiatrists responding to patient emails or unsolicited emails. Although communicating with patients via the internet can increase a physician’s liability, a majority of patients prefer physicians who agree to email-communication. Concerns include potential breaches

E-mail and the Psychiatrist-Patient Relationship

This article describes the increasing legal concerns with psychiatrists responding to patient emails or unsolicited emails. Although communicating with patients via the internet can increase a physician’s liability, a majority of patients prefer physicians who agree to email-communication. Concerns include potential breaches

Supervision in Residency Program’s

As I step into residency I want to strike a balance between proper supervision and independence. From my experience however most residents are more independent than supervised, particularly during call. A study from 2011 examined the language used to communicate

Supervision in Residency Program’s

As I step into residency I want to strike a balance between proper supervision and independence. From my experience however most residents are more independent than supervised, particularly during call. A study from 2011 examined the language used to communicate

Well-Being During Residency

As my colleagues and I are about to embark on the next chapter of our lives, residency, I cannot stop and wonder “Will I be happy during the next three years?” I imagine that the answer is that sometimes yes

Well-Being During Residency

As my colleagues and I are about to embark on the next chapter of our lives, residency, I cannot stop and wonder “Will I be happy during the next three years?” I imagine that the answer is that sometimes yes

Gender and Medicine

Although we live in the 21st century, the problem of gender bias is unfortunately still relevant, even in medicine. This is particularly true for surgical specialties. In surgical specialties one’s technical skill can be put into question due to one’s

Gender and Medicine

Although we live in the 21st century, the problem of gender bias is unfortunately still relevant, even in medicine. This is particularly true for surgical specialties. In surgical specialties one’s technical skill can be put into question due to one’s

Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Internal Medicine Residents: Are Future Physicians Becoming Deconditioning?

I noticed a huge decrease in my physical activity as I started medical school. This makes me wonder what will my exercise routine be like in residency? A study from 2016 looked at two internal medicine residency programs to assess

Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Internal Medicine Residents: Are Future Physicians Becoming Deconditioning?

I noticed a huge decrease in my physical activity as I started medical school. This makes me wonder what will my exercise routine be like in residency? A study from 2016 looked at two internal medicine residency programs to assess