Sept-Oct 2018 | Volume 101 | Issue 5
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Table of Contents
ON THE COVER
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
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
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
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.
LIFE IN MEDICINE
Finding a new way
BY CARMEN PEOTA
A Twin Cities metro chorus has shown that music can make a difference for
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
Conflicts with others are to be expected, but there are good and bad ways to
BY UMESH SHARMA, MD, MBA AND AMIT GHOSH, MD, FACP, FRCP
Meet MMA physicians
Julie Benson, MD and Gregory Plotnikoff, MD, MTS, FACP.