Mentorship is a critical aspect of training in medicine but generational differences can lead to conflict and unproductive relationships—a huge detriment considering millennials will comprise 75% of the workforce by 2025.

Viruses have been known allies in cancer treatment, but a study released yesterdayin the Journal of Experimental Medicine shows surprising promise using Zika virus to combat brain cancer.

A culture of silence enveloping mental health and physicians discourages many from seeking care, even though the high-stakes field often leads to burnout and depression. An estimated 400 physicians take their lives every year in the US alone. To break the silence, several…

Patients might want to check their attitude: doctors are more likely to misdiagnose patients who are jerks, 2 new studies from the Netherlands confirm. The research, published in the journal BMJ Quality & Safety, backs the idea that doctors are more likely to make bad…

Arun Suri, an internal medicine intern at San Francisco General Hospital, draws upon lessons learned from studying Cuba’s health-care system in this thought-provoking commentary, sharing insights about the ways that Cuban medical schools nurture the social value of medicine…

Celebrated neurologist Oliver Sacks died yesterday of cancer, at age 82—a loss for the world that prompted an outpouring of affection and inspiring tributes from his many friends and admirers.