Articles You Should Be Reading Over the Holidays

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It’s that time of year. Your in-laws have taken over your house and you’re looking for an escape, or you’re traipsing through a crowded airport full of grumpy travelers. To provide you with a useful distraction, we’ve compiled a list of light holiday reading to bring you up to speed on some of the current hot topics in medicine.

If you’re utterly baffled by millennial doctors:

Here’s a thorough article on what to expect when you’re dealing with millennial physicians and why they are the way they are.

Millennial Doctors, Patients Shaping Healthcare World

And here’s the millennial perspective:

Millennial physicians sound off on state of medicine today

If you want to improve your ACGME survey results:

Your strategy should be to take time to prepare everyone for the survey without trying to sway them. Here’s how to do that:

Getting the Most from the ACGME Annual Resident and Faculty Survey

If you need strategies to help ease the transitions medical students face:

The difficult and stressful transitions from undergraduate to graduate and graduate to practicing physician have received a lot of attention in the news as of late. Some ideas from various experts on how to make these smoother:

Educators debate methods to help med students transition to GME

If you or your physicians are feeling burned out:

A story on how Mission Health in Asheville, NC increased physician engagement from 17.5% to 40% in a year and a half:

The three-legged stool approach to physician burnout

If you or your physicians are frustrated by the MOC requirements:

There may be some hope on the horizon:

ABIM and Subspecialty Societies to Collaborate on MOC

If you’re struggling to keep up with an ever-growing list of administrative tasks:

Shameless plug here, but I couldn’t find any useful articles with tips specifically for doctors, so I wrote my own:

Time-Saving Tips for Healthcare Professionals Drowning in Administrative Work

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