Resource topic: Rules and Regulations
“I would never want to have a mental health diagnosis on my record”: A Survey of female physicians on mental health diagnosis, treatment, and reporting.

Most state medical boards require the disclosure of mental health problems on physician licensing applications. The following study investigates the consequences of...

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Factors Affecting Clinician Well-Being and Resilience – Conceptual Model

This conceptual model was developed by the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being. This conceptual model depicts the factors...

Briefs and Summaries
Medscape Malpractice Report 2017

Medscape's Malpractice Report provides insights from more than 4000 physicians across 25+ specialties on how malpractice lawsuits affected their lives, why they...

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Malpractice Risk According to Physician Specialty

Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the following article analyzes malpractice data from 1991 through 2005 for all physicians who were covered by a...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Medical Malpractice Stress Syndrome

Published by the American College of Emergency Medicine, the following article characterizes medical malpractice stress syndrome. The article details the stress of...

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21 Principles to Reform Prior-Authorization Requirements

Published by the American Medical Association, the following article outlines a comprehensive set of 21 principles for reforming prior-authorization requirements...

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2016 AMA Prior Authorization Physician Survey

The following brief from the American Medical Association provides high-level findings from a survey administered in 2016 to assess issues around prior...

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AMA Adopts Policy to Improve Physician Access to Mental Health Care

The following press release from the American Medical Association announces AMA's decision to adopt a new policy which calls on state medical boards to evaluate a...

Opinion Piece/Short Communication
Medical Licensure Questions and Physician Reluctance to Seek Care for Mental Health Conditions

Published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the authors of the following study aimed to determine whether state medical licensure application questions (MLAQs) about...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Vital Signs: Core Metrics for Health and Health Care Progress

Thousands of measures are in use today to assess health and health care in the United States. Although many of these measures provide useful information, their...

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