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Blacks, Hispanics Underrepresented in U.S. Surgical Leadership

May 11, 2021. 3:32 PM CDT.

Little progress made in increasing diversity for leadership positions in academic surgery in the U.S. from 2013 to 2019

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OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

AHA Offers Guidance for CVD Risk in Breast, Prostate Cancer

April 26, 2021

Patients with breast, prostate cancer who are receiving hormonal therapy more likely to develop cardiovascular risk factors


Female Sex, Work Culture Biggest Contributors to Physician Burnout

April 26, 2021

Compared with electronic health record usage at an academic medical center, clinician sex and work culture contributed more to burnout


ACP Offers Guidance on Antibiotic Duration for Common Infections

April 21, 2021

Best practices recommend limiting antibiotics to five days for COPD exacerbations, acute uncomplicated bronchitis


Proportion of Black Physicians Has Changed Little Since 1900

April 20, 2021

Racial income differences were statistically significant each survey year, with difference of $50,000 in 2018


Nearly Half of Older Adults Use Online Physician Ratings

April 16, 2021

Online ratings perceived to be very important nearly as often as word-of-mouth recommendations from family and friends


Several Racial/Ethnic-Minority Groups Underrepresented in Health Care Professions

April 09, 2021

Greater efforts needed to increase diversity in health care professions


Changes in Cancer Incidence, Deaths Expected by 2040

April 08, 2021

Most common cancers will be breast, melanoma, and lung, while most common cause of cancer-related death will remain lung


Branded Rx Requests Up Medicare Costs by $1.6 Billion

April 06, 2021

Physician, patient requests account for almost one-third of branded dispensing


Risk of Quitting Up for Medical Center Employees, Faculty During Pandemic

April 05, 2021

Lack of child care tied to consideration of leaving the workforce, lessening hours


Mobile Robotic System Perceived as Acceptable for Health Tasks

April 02, 2021

Survey suggests robotic system perceived as useful; patients report satisfaction with triage interview using mobile robotic system


Community Exposures Tied to SARS-CoV-2 Seropositivity in HCWs

March 31, 2021

Workplace factors not linked to seropositivity for health care personnel


Text Messaging Tracks Use of Postop Opioid Prescriptions

March 30, 2021

About 60 percent of prescribed opioid tablets unused based on patients' self-reported use following common orthopedic, urologic procedures


Willingness to Get COVID-19 Vaccine Up in Health Care Workers

March 23, 2021

Numbers of health care personnel intending to get and receiving vaccine increased as rollout unfolded


Poor Sleep, Burnout Increase COVID-19 Risk in Health Care Workers

March 23, 2021

Longer sleep duration linked to reduced odds of COVID-19; sleep problems, burnout linked to increased odds


Hormone Therapy May Reduce Nocturia After Menopause

March 23, 2021

Prevalence of nocturia reduced among postmenopausal women who selected systemic hormone therapy compared with no treatment