Article - October 15, 2015
What’s the biggest barrier to practicing medicine today? Insurance companies, said Joel Gallant, MD, of the Southwest CARE Center in Santa Fe, NM. That’s his answer to just one of the 10 Questions theMedPage Today staff is asking clinicians, researchers, and medical thought leaders to get their personal views on their chosen profession. In this series, we share their uncensored responses.
Gallant is Medical Director of Specialty Services at Southwest CARE Center, an adjunct professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and a clinical professor of medicine at the University of New Mexico, Division of Infectious Diseases. He is an expert on HIV infection and AIDS, and has published and spoken widely on the subject.