MedEsthetics Jan.Feb 2019

While in medical school, Omar A. Ibrahimi, MD, PhD, became intrigued by dermatology. “I was struck by how dermatologists take care of newborns to the elderly, and I was impressed by how...

MedEsthetics Jan/Feb 2019

When we think of of medical facilities, we often think of stark green walls lined by straight-backed chairs, a messy pile of outdated magazines and the strong smell of antiseptic. But that kind of...

MedEsthetics Jan/Feb 2019

New Year’s resolutions are made with the best of intentions. We begin with determination, but get distracted or busy and gradually revert to our old familiar ways. Next thing you know, the...

MedEsthetics Jan/Feb 2019

Informed consent—the idea that patients have the right to make their own decisions about their medical treatments—first appeared in court rulings in the early 20th century. It was codified into...

MedEsthetics Jan/Feb 2019

In a tight labor market employers must use every tool at their disposal to land the best talent. Social media, in particular, provide effective platforms for reaching the “passive candidate,” who...

MedEsthetics Cover Profile Nov/Dec 2018

Urmen Desai, MD, learned at an early age the rewards of caring for others. His parents ran several nursing homes in the Boston area. “When I was young, I would go to work with my mother and father...