We live in an amazing world of constant information, sometimes it can get overwhelming. "Future Proof Shares" is a weekly series with the goal of selecting a few interesting pieces of media on money and medicine from around the Interwebs. They may be old or new but will always be new to me. This series is inspired by "The Sunday Best" by my fellow physician money blogger Physician on FIRE (PoF). Enjoy!
- Last week, I included Freakonomics' Bad Medicine: Part 1 in the Tuesday Shares. This week, you can learn more about the less glamorous side of developing cures - check out Bad Medicine, Part 2: (Drug) Trials and Tribulations.
- We've talked about burnout in physicians and residents. Did you know that a recent study "found depression or depressive symptoms in slightly over 1 in 4 medical students (27.2%)"? Head over to #LIFEOFAMEDSTUDENT for more - Study shows Medical Students are at high risk for depression: A few thoughts on why!
- If you have heard doctors, drug reps or politicians complain about how life-saving medicines are getting stuck in the FDA approval pipeline while patients die, that's about to change. Medscape reports on Congress Passes 21st Century Cures Bill. Is speed better? You decide.
- As medical students, residents or fellows, we are often cushioned from the fees and dues that are inherent to the practice of medicine in this country. But that will change when you become a full-fledged attending physician. Dr. Russell Roberson explores in this guest post on PoF - The High Cost of Being a Good Physician Citizen.
- There have been plenty of articles written about why your should buy vs. rent. Most attack the subject by comparing the financial cost of home ownership vs. renting. Here is a different point of view from Mr. Free At 33 - It's Not About the Money: Rent versus Buy.
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