Front-Cover-1.pngSept-Oct 2018 | Volume 101 | Issue 5

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Table of Contents


ON THE COVER

Aging out
The population is aging and the number of seniors growing, at the same time, the number of geriatricians is falling. Why? And what can be done?
BY ANDY STEINER
 

FEATURES

Sex and the senior patient
Sex is still an important part of life for seniors, but physicians are too often afraid or uneasy to talk about it.
BY JUNE LA VALLEUR, MD

Generation gaps
Patients born in different eras have different expectations from their physicians.
BY KEVYN BURGER
 

Clinical and Health Affairs


Is the care of rheumatoid arthritis in Somali patients associated with implicit bias?
BY PAUL WAYTZ, MD; ANDREW FORSBERG, BA; AND ABDI MAHAMED, MBA

Uncovering hidden health disparities: Breastfeeding trends among non-Hispanic black and white infants
BY MARCIA MCCOY, MPH, IBCLC


EDITOR'S NOTE

Facing the ‘R’ word
What will I be, when I’m not a doctor?
I lucked into the right profession, one that meshed with my personality and my skills, a job I could stick with
for 41 years.


DEPARTMENTS

LIFE IN MEDICINE
Finding a new way

BY CARMEN PEOTA

GOOD PRACTICE
Giving Voice

A Twin Cities metro chorus has shown that music can make a difference for
Alzheimer’s patients.
BY BARBARA GREENE, MPH


MMA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
A look-ahead at speakers, topics and
events for September 21–22.
 

The Physician Advocate | MMA NEWS

The MMA's report on policy, people and politics


COMMENTARY

Physician conflict
Conflicts with others are to be expected, but there are good and bad ways to
handle them.
BY UMESH SHARMA, MD, MBA AND AMIT GHOSH, MD, FACP, FRCP
 

ON CALL

Meet MMA physicians
Julie Benson, MD and Gregory Plotnikoff, MD, MTS, FACP.