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Volume 117, Issue 5 (December 2018)

Focusing on Physicians: A look at the impact of burnout in Wisconsin and initiatives to ensure access to physicians for rural patients

In Wisconsin, 26% of the population lives in a rural area, yet only 10% of physicians practice in rural areas. In this issue of WMJ, 2 reports look at the problem of physician burnout, and 2 more describe innovative efforts to expand the physician workforce in rural Wisconsin to ensure patients will continue to have access to care.                                                                                                         Click the cover image to read the online virtual issue. Click here to view the WMJ archive.







As I See It
David M. Marshall, BS
Helicopter Emergency Medical Services: The Financial Burden Patients Face

In This Issue
Sarina Schrager, MD, MS, WMJ Associate Editor
Rural Health in Wisconsin—Looking to the Future

Special Reports

Anne Hauer, BA; H.J. Waukau, MPA; Peter Welch, MA
Physician Burnout in Wisconsin: An Alarming Trend Affecting Physician Wellness

Kimberly Bruksch-Meck, MBA; Byron Crouse, MD; George Quinn; Linda McCart, JD; Kara Traxler, BS
Graduate Medical Education Initiatives to Develop the Physician Workforce in Rural Wisconsin

Brief Reports

Colleen Morken, BS; Kimberly Bruksch-Meck, MBA; Byron Crouse, MD; Kara Traxler, BS
Factors Influencing Rural Physician Retention Following Completion of a Rural Training Track Family Medicine Residency Program

Brittany Van Remortel, MD, MPH; Emily Dolan, MD; David Cipriano, PhD; Patrick McBride, MD, MPH
Medical Student Wellness in Wisconsin: Current Trends and Future Directions

Original Research

Ryan J. Thompson, MD; Brian Sharp, MD; Andrew Lee, MD; Jeffrey Pothof, MD; Azita Hamedani, MD, MPH, MBA
Pardon the Interruption(s)–Enabling a Safer Emergency Department Sign Out

Laila Azam, PhD, MBA; John Meurer, MD, MBA; David Nelson, PhD; Onur Asan, PhD; Kathryn Flynn, PhD; Paul Knudson, MD; Staci Young, PhD
Cultural and Social Challenges of Diabetes Self-Management Education Through Physicians’ Voices

Review Article

Aaron P. Beck; Kelsey Baubie, MPH, MS; Mary Jo Knobloch, PhD, MPH; Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD
Promoting Antimicrobial Stewardship by Incorporating it in Undergraduate Medical Education Curricula

Your Profession

Focus on Community Health
Kay Simmons
Physician’s Passion Helps Improve the Lives of Victims of Sex Trafficking

Dean’s Corner
Joseph E. Kerschner, MD
Learning From Leaders of Academic Medicine

Amy J.H. Kind, MD, PhD, and Robert N. Golden, MD
Social Determinants of Health: Fundamental Drivers of Health Inequity

Metastar Matters
DeAnn Richards, RN, BSN, CIC
Access to Palliative Care in Rural Wisconsin

Your Practice

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