Gayatri Devi, MD President, AMWA 2012-2013, wrote recently about Alzheimer’s Disease in Physicians — Assessing Professional Competence and Tempering Stigma. This is a unique consideration in the management of a difficult disease. It was published in the March, 2018 at NEJM.org. Read more below and congratulations Dr. Devi!
“Dr. Redd, a 76-year-old practicing physician, sought help for memory loss at an Alzheimer’s disease research center. After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, she became distressed when she was instructed to stop working immediately. Abrupt retirement would leave patients in her highly subspecialized practice without care…”READ MORE