Tag Archives: Physician

3 lessons this physician learned from her patients

I recently completed my internal medicine residency training.  Three years, thousands of hours, thousands of patients, thousands of decisions.  I certainly learned a lot from the past three years: everything from what “HFrEF” means and how to manage it, to treating recurrent C. difficile colitis, to how to share decision-making with patients about whether or not to start… Read More »

American Medical Association lays out new policy to combat physician suicide requiring data collection by key accrediting bodies

The American Medical Association has adopted a new policy aimed at pinpointing patterns that could ultimately predict and prevent suicide among practicing physicians and medical students. The policy calls on the accrediting bodies for medical schools and residency training programs, specifically the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education,… Read More »

N.J. Physician Charged in Elaborate Telemedicine Fraud Scheme

A New Jersey physician was arrested earlier this month for his role in a telemedicine scheme in which he prescribed expensive compounded medications to patients who did not need them, according to New Jersey U.S. Attorney’s Office. Bernard Ogon, M.D., a Burlington, N.J. doctor with specialties in family Medicine and geriatric medicine, is charged by… Read More »

Sleep, Interrupted: A physician reveals the #1 reason why so many of us are sick and tired

Maybe you’re stressed out and tired, and have put on a little weight. Or you have persistent pain you and your doctor can’t explain. Man or woman, you may be fighting fluctuating hormone levels. Or maybe you snore like a freight train. Anything that narrows the throat and interrupts sleep, particularly breathing problems brought on… Read More »