Endocrine Feedback

Reflecting on 10 Years of Solo Practice

August 28, 2019

A lot has changed over the course of 10 years in solo practice, writes Melissa Young, M.D., in this month's Endocrine Feedback column. Dr. Young describes a decade of changes for the solo endocrinology practitioner. 

“Please take your shoes and socks off”

July 17, 2019

One of the great things about medicine is that you interact with all kinds of people every day. Male, female, young, old, people of different ethnic backgrounds and economic status. These interactions can be moving, challenging or funny, but some can be frustrating. Here are examples of some of my patient encounters which serve as reminders of how essential patient education is in clinical practice.

Board Certification in Endocrinology

April 17, 2019

To certify or not to certify, that is the question. There is no evidence that it improves patient care. And yet, the question often comes up in my discussions with colleagues:  Should we recertify?