June 2013 | Volume 96 | Issue 6
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Table of Contents
Ten ways to avoid or reduce medical school debt
ON THE COVER
BY JEANNE METTNER
Nineteen tips for starting practice
BY KIM KISER
Ten things to consider in a physician employment agreement
BY CLAIRE H. TOPP, J.D., AND EMILY R. MENCHACA, J.D.
Five truths about preventing or surviving a lawsuit
BY LAURIE DRILL-MELLUM, M.D., M.P.H.
Five secrets to financial success for young physicians
By DAVE DENNISTON, CFA
Making it “just happen”
A group started by medical students raises money for health projects in developing countries and awareness here at home.
BY KIM KISER
St. Paul-Syria connection
Syrian-born physicians now living in Minnesota are helping doctors and nurses in their war-torn homeland.
BY SUZY FRISCH
Learning by the light of the moon
Money and experience motivate residents to work extra hours.
BY HOWARD BELL
Management of Bloodless Surgery in a Trauma Setting: Balancing Patient Wishes with Safety
CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS
BY KAITLIN GADDIE, P.A.-C., CRYSTAL MONTGOMERY, C.N.P., SHERRIE MURPHY, R.N., JED GORLIN, M.D., MICHAEL B. MILLER, J.D., BRENDA ANDERSON, R.N., RACHEL M. NYGAARD, PH.D., CHAD J. RICHARDSON, M.D., AND ARTHUR L. NEY, M.D.
Residency and drowsy driving, experience pays.
The Physician Advocate
The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics
The 2013 legislative session: hits, misses and unresolved issues; news briefs; MMA hosts listening sessions
A case for professional community doctors
As young physicians, how can we engage in our communities while caring for our families?
BY STEFAN POMRENKE, M.D., M.P.H., M.A.T.S.
The other side of the curtain
BY JAMES COLLETTI, M.D.