University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

Volume 111, Issue 5

October 2012

Achieving the right balance: Physician health programs help doctors manage practice demands

Attending to the health and well-being of physicians is a key component of professionalism and is important for sustaining the safe, high-quality practice of medicine, according authors of a report in this issue of WMJ. Physician health programs can provide necessary resources to help ensure robust and active prevention and support for those seeking the right professional balance. This issue takes a look at these programs.

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Letter to the Editor
Physician ‘Cognitive Drift’ and Medication Errors–Unintended Consequences of the Modern EMR
Macaulay A.C. Onuigbo, MD, MSc, FWACP, FASN, MBA
WMJ. 2012;111(5):198.

Letter to the Editor
Effective Population Management Tools Available
Bery Engebretsen, MD
WMJ. 2012;111(5):198-199.

In This Issue
Prevention, Detection, and Community Benefit
John J. Frey, III, MD, WMJ Medical Editor
WMJ. 2012;111(5):205-206.

Original Research

Consensus Guideline Adoption for Managing Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
Duane J. Myklejord, MD; Lei Yao, MD, PhD; Hong Liang, PhD; Ingrid Glurich, PhD
WMJ. 2012;111(5):207-213.

Special Report

Is Hospital ‘Community Benefit’ Charity Care?
Erik Bakken, BA; David A. Kindig, MD, PhD
WMJ. 2012;111(5):215-219.

Review Article

The Status of Physician Health Programs in Wisconsin and North Central States: A Look at Statewide and Health Systems Programs
Edward J. Krall, MD; Shehzad K. Niazi, MD, FRCPC; Michael M. Miller, MD
WMJ. 2012;111(5):220-227.

Case Report

A Case of Supraventricular Tachycardia Associated with Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome and Pregnancy
Tahir Tak, MD, PhD; Lindsay Berkseth, MD; Ronald Malzer, PhD
WMJ. 2012;111(5):228-232.

Health Innovations

Assessment of Screening Practices in a Subacute Clinical Setting Following Introduction of Trichomonas vaginalis Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing
Erik Munson, PhD; Cheryl Miller, BS; Maureen Napierala, BS; Timothy Kramme, BS; Robin Olson, BS; Kimber L. Munson, PhD; Sarah Olson, BS; Jeanne E. Hryciuk, MD; Ronald F. Schell, PhD
WMJ. 2012;111(5):233-236.

Your Profession

Looking Back…to 1904
A Home for Sick and Worn-out Doctors
Johan De Besche, MD
WMJ. 2012;111(5):201.

Focus on Community Health
Conversations About Care Wishes Can Ease Acute, Stressful Situations
Lisa Hildebrand
WMJ. 2012;111(5):202-203.

Dean’s Corner
Development Underway for New Community Medical Education Campuses
John R. Raymond, Sr, MD; Cheryl A. Maurana, PhD; Joseph E. Kerschner, MD
WMJ. 2012;111(5):240-241.


From the Office of General Counsel
Physicians and Social Media: Separating the Tweet From the Chaff
Michelle Leiker, JD
WMJ. 2012;111(5):237-239.

Bringing Certainty to an Uncertain Future
W. Stancil Starnes
WMJ. 2012;111(5):242-243.

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