• The Physicians Foundation Announces New President, Dr. Walker Ray

    Dr. Walker Ray, a retired pediatrician with more than 40 years of experience practicing medicine in Georgia, has been named the new president of the Physicians Foundation. Dr. Ray previously served as the Foundation's Vice President and Chair of the Research Committee. See the full announcement here.

  • ICD-10: The Clock Is Ticking

    The latest Forbes post by Dr. Walker Ray, President of The Physicians Foundation, and Tim Norbeck, CEO of the Foundation, discusses physician angst with the implementation of ICD-10. See the full article here.

  • The Impact of Evolving Physician Medical Practices on Patient Care

    The Physicians Foundation held a roundtable event in Washington, D.C. regarding the impact of evolving physician medical practices on patient care. The video features a lively exchange with practicing physicians, from diverse geographic locations and practice settings, on the most pressing challenges facing doctors today and how they are working to shore up the patient – physician relationship. Check out the video on our YouTube channel here.

  • The 2014 Biennial Physician Survey

    The Physicians Foundation's 2014 Survey of America's Physicians is one of the largest and most comprehensive physician surveys in the U.S. This research surveyed more than 20,000 doctors on a range of issues, including professional morale, doctor shortages, Medicare / Medicaid participate rates, EMR patterns and more. Take a look at the full report here.


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