Front-Cover-1.pngMarch-April 2020 | Volume 103 | Issue 2

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Scope of Practice

Table of Contents


ON THE COVER

A history in stained glass
Window panels at the Mayo Foundation illustrate key moments and figures in medicine.
BY MICHAEL CAMILLERI, MD, AND CYNTHIA STANISLAV


PHYSICIANS AND THE ARTS

We’re doing something new this year with physicians and the arts.


FEATURES

Scope of practice
Non-physician practitioners are an essential part of health care today.
BY SUZY FRISCH

Scams aimed at physicians
How to recognize them and protect yourself.
BY ALAN LEMBITZ, MD

Emerging tickborne illnesses
It’s not just Lyme disease anymore.
BY JENNA BJORK, DVM, MPH, AND ELIZABETH SCHIFFMAN, MPH, MA

NEW Member Well-Being Benefit
MMA and Benovate have partnered for a six- month pilot, during which MMA members will receive free access to health activities and resources personalized to their needs.


CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS

Chiari network: suboptimal imaging leading to diagnostic uncertainty and an adverse outcome
BY DANIEL ROZENBAUM, MD; VLAD C. VASILE, MD, PHD; AND ANDRÉ C. LAPEYRE, III, MD

Vestibular schwannoma: a review of contemporary diagnosis and management strategies
BY LESLIE A. NUSSBAUM, MD, PHD; CHRISTOPHER HILTON, MD; REBECCA WALTON, BS; AND ERIC S. NUSSBAUM, MD
 

EDITOR'S NOTE

The challenges of team-based care
Many of us need guidance for just how to create team-based care that works for practitioners and, most of all, for patients.
BY ZEKE MCKINNEY, MD


LIFE IN MEDICINE

Making the most out of your international medical mission
Tips for preparing for medical missions.
BY STEVEN SHU, MD, MBA


RECLAIMING JOY

Reducing stress in a clinical practice. Can a scribe help?
A tele-scribe gives more time with patients.
BY KEVIN DONNELLY, MD


ETHICS

Should the physician apologize when a diagnosis is missed?

What to tell the patient about a missed diagnosis.
BY EMILY SADECKI AND KATE HANSON
 

THE PHYSICIAN ADVOCATE

The Physician Advocate / MMA NEWS

The MMA's report on policy, people and politics
Physician wellness app Benovate. Online opioid CME course. Nominate MMA officers and awards.


2019 ANNUAL REPORT


COMMENTARY

How to reduce gun violence

The words and phrases we use make a difference.
BY THOMAS KOTTKE, MD, MSPH


ON CALL

Meet MMA physicians

Verna Thornton, MD & Paul Kietzmann, MD