How we care for sexual assault survivors

by Lindsey White, MD, Emergency Medicine Physician
August 02, 2017

Sexual assault is a sensitive topic, no matter how we discuss it. But it’s an important topic to discuss honestly…

Shared decision-making: It’s no longer ‘doctor knows best’

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
July 31, 2017

Does this sound familiar? You go to the doctor. They diagnose you and tell you what the treatment will be….

Why I disagree with 2017 knee arthroscopy recommendations

by David C. Johnson, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
July 26, 2017

Some of my patients have come to me worried after seeing media coverage of a report about knee arthroscopy, a…

How to get better shut-eye when you work night shifts

by Marc F. Schlosberg, MD, Neurologist
July 24, 2017

Job duties can pose various dangers to workers’ health: handling chemicals, operating heavy machinery, even sitting for hours on end…

Celebrated Physician: Helena B. Pasieka, MD, MS

by the MWHC Blog Team
July 20, 2017

It’s the rare physician who elects to endure the rigors of residency a second time. Yet for Helena Pasieka, MD,…

What makes a hospital ‘baby-friendly’?

by Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrician and Gynecologist
July 19, 2017

Gone are the days when you’d stand at a window and gaze at 15 babies lined up in bassinets in…