Cover1311.jpgNovember 2013 | Volume 96 | Issue 11

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Table of Contents

 

COVER STORY

Standing up for Staff 
Two physicians from rural Minnesota are at the center of a lawsuit that has implications for physicians throughout the nation.
BY KIM KISER


FEATURES

Doctor of…
Physicians aren’t the only ones in health care who go by “doctor.”
BY CARMEN PEOTA

That Darn EHR 
Two Minnesota researchers confirm it: Electronic health records are adding to your stress.
BY SUZY FRISCH

The burnout busters 
How three Mayo Clinic physicians became experts on physician well-being.
BY HOWARD BELL


CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS

Duty to Speak Up in the Health Care Setting: A Professionalism and Ethics Analysis 
BY RACHEL J. TOPAZIAN, C. CHRISTOPHER HOOK, M.D., AND PAUL S. MUELLER, M.D., M.P.H.

Contemporary Issues in Medical Professionalism: Challenges and Opportunities 
BY DARCY A. REED, M.D., M.P.H., PAUL S. MUELLER, M.D., M.P.H., FREDERIC W. HAFFERTY, PH.D., AND MICHAEL D. BRENNAN, M.D., FRCPI

ICD-10 Is Coming: An Update on Medical Diagnosis and Inpatient Procedure Coding 
BY BURKE KEALEY, M.D., AND APRIL HOWIE, CPC, CPMA

Editor's Note

Pulse  
Bias in the exam room, face time or screen time, findings from the Rand report on physician satisfaction, the difference a thank you makes

The Physician Advocate 
The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics
A conversation with Minnesota Community Measurement’s Jim Chase, up close with MMA President Cindy Firkins Smith, M.D., news briefs and more.


PERSPECTIVE

We got broken first 
On healing the healers
BY GREGORY A. POLAND, M.D.

Reason for visit: CHECK MEDS 
A medical student explores his reaction to an especially difficult patient.
BY BENJAMIN MARSH


END NOTE

A boy named Joey 
Traveling north to remember.  
BY CHARLES OBERG, M.D., M.P.H.