Becoming a physician in 2019 presents its share of challenges. Providers must deal with reimbursement rates that remain a fraction of their previous levels, adapt to a fee-for-value model, adopt ever-advancing technology as an integral part of care delivery and accommodate a patient-provider dynamic that favors patients — who now demand choice, autonomy, affordability, and transparency. These developments starkly contrast conditions at the turn of the century. Still, they don’t seem to ...

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