Continuing our yearly tradition, Maryland Physician interviewed female physicians we admire for their exceptional commitment to leadership. They remind us of the importance of mentors, family support and following your passion.
In the midst of exploding volumes, ED providers have gotten creative – from creating standalone EDs and separate psychiatric EDs, to improving care delivery through Rapid Medical Evaluation and bedside rounding at change of shift.
Maryland physicians discuss how cardiovascular care is evolving to fit the individual, including development of ticagrelor, an alternative to clopidogrel; treatment of acute iliofemoral DVT with percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy/ thrombolysis; and better protection of women’s hearts.
Physicians play a key role in helping patients with terminal illnesses have a higher quality of life. Learn why you should not delay end-of-life conversations.
Maryland physicians describe advances in treating rectal, peritoneal and skin cancers and the role of cancer survivorship programs in caring for the increasing numbers of survivors.
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Joshua Sharfstein, M.D. describes where Maryland is today in sharing electronic healthcare data – including query portals and secure messaging – and the challenges that remain in using it to improve patients’ health.
These four Maryland women physicians have made a difference beyond their normal medical practices. Learn how screening mammograms got their start, how a surgeon is bringing her skills to repair fistulas in Rwanda and more.
Maryland Physician interviewed three physicians for their advice about managing the obesity epidemic – including when to refer a patient for bariatric surgery – and a common co-morbid condition, type 2 diabetes.
Maryland Physician interviewed three Maryland cardiac specialists to provide the latest information on newer techniques to manage patients with cardiac conditions.
Maryland Physician spotlights advances in endonasal pituitary surgery, total disc replacement and the evaluation of motor control in children with ADHD.