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- Healthcare is a central to our daily lives and policymakers in Washington, DC have an enormous influence and control over this vital aspect of society. Yet despite this, most people cannot see what goes on behind the scenes of health policy circles in our Nation’s capital. The mission of Neurosurgery Blog is to investigate and report on how healthcare policy affects patients, physicians and medical practice and to illustrate that the art and science of neurosurgery encompasses much more than brain surgery.
Tag Archives: Burnout
Guest post from Joseph C. Maroon, MD Clinical professor and vice-chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery and the Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, PA Today, 57 percent of neurosurgeons currently report “burnout” … Continue reading
Kyle A. Smith, MD Neurosurgical Resident, University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City, KS “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain The practice of medicine, especially in this era of reform, … Continue reading
Guest post from Frederick A. Boop, MD Professor and J. T. Robertson Chairman Department of Neurosurgery University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis St Jude Children’s Research Hospital Memphis, TN Although the practice of medicine can be incredibly meaningful and … Continue reading