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Charles J Lockwood, MD, MHCM
Dr Lockwood, Editor-in-Chief, is Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine and Senior Vice President of USF Health, University of South Florida, Tampa. He can be reached at [email protected]
Editorial: Are doctors' salaries responsible for the health-care financing crisis?
Our fee-for-service payment system drives up both physician and hospital costs because there's no free market for such services to restrain prices.
Editorial: Obstetrics and culture
American physicians view disease as an alien invader that must be defeated at all costs—thus phrases like "beating cancer" and "the war on cancer" capture the public's imagination.
Editorial: Yes to mandatory HPV vaccination
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the CDC recommends vaccination in females aged 11-12 years with catch-up vaccination in females aged 13-26 who have not been previously vaccinated.
Editorial: The 'flattening' of ob/gyn practice
The Internet has empowered individuals who can now access a huge treasure chest of information quickly. This new age has extraordinary implications for ob/gyns.
Editorial: If your patient has asymptomatic myomas, is UAE an option?
Radiologists should work with gynecologists in selecting patients and ensuring gynecologic follow-up.
Editorial: What we don't know about hormonal contraceptives
Recently I had the honor to serve as Acting Chair of a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee meeting called to provide advice to the Agency on the creation of new guidelines to improve manufacturer-sponsored clinical trials for hormonal contraceptive (HC) agents. . .
Editorial: How much is too much prenatal care?
Among high-risk women, apparently there's no improvement in low birthweight when clinicians provide earlier or more intense prenatal care.
Editorial: Intrapartum EFM: How can we better identify the at-risk fetus?
The use of intrapartum EFM seems to increase the number of cesarean and operative vaginal deliveries.
Editorial: Homage to an obstetric legend: Edward H. Hon
Dr. Hon and colleagues successfully identified preterminal FHR patterns, fetal vagal responses to head compression, and fetal arrhythmias.
Editorial: Everything I need to know about medical education I learned from my teenagers
The federal government may phase out indirect medical education payments.