Physicians must be their own advocates

Physicians continue to face regulatory and financial pressures, yet as a whole don't align themselves with a given cause, which makes it difficult to push for positive changes within the healthcare industry, writes Suneel Dhand, M.D., an internal medicine physician. In a blog post on, he urges physicians to push for steps that will result in changes in the right direction. Even if the move is small, he says, it is better than no change at all. Commentary