Jaclyn Nadler MD

Jaclyn S. Nadler, MD, MBA, FACP is a practicing internal medicine physician in Southwest FL. She received her medical degree from the University of Miami and undergraduate (BSN) and graduate (MSN/ARNP) training from the University of Florida in Gainesville. She attended residency at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC and completed her MBA degree with a concentration in medical management from UMass, Amherst. Dr. Nadler recently joined the Direct Primary Care/DPC movement when she became disillusioned with the current state of healthcare including physician abuse, corporate medicine’s focus on quantity of care over quality and the loss of physician autonomy. She started her own DPC clinic, CoastalMED DPC in January 2019 where she can practice medicine on her own terms and provide her patients with the time and superior care they have grown the expect. She is passionate about physicians regaining their rightful place at the helm of healthcare and physicians reverting back to independent practice and regaining autonomy. She is a member of the Florida Medical Association and Direct Primary Care Alliance, she is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians and received her certification as a physician executive (CPE) through the American Association of Physician Leaders. You can learn more about Dr. Nadler and view her blog at www.JaclynNadlerMD.com

M.D. to NP Education Programs: Mixed feelings

I was reading a Facebook post the other day discussing a program for M.D.s to become nurse practitioners and I was like, “What the heck” is this?  My immediate guttural reaction was this is crazy, this is ridiculous, this is insane. Why would someone who has dedicated now 8 years of undergraduate education and medical…

Cash Over Quality – Is Your Life at Stake?

I was watching an expose on CBC’s Whistleblower segment, S2E4 titled “Doctors versus Midwives”.  This episode showed a very small example of an ever growing, concerning trend of less trained midlevel providers providing care to higher risk patients that should be seeing physicians.  This segment hit on the trend of large health care organizations eliminating…

Physicians are Their Own Worst Enemy

The profession of medicine is under attack and physicians are as much to blame as the enemies that are strategically breaking down our profession.  Physicians sold out to large hospital organizations and venture capitalists and now 2 out of 3 physicians are employed. Employed physicians are in a triangulated position being required to satisfy the…

The Value of the Physician-Patient Relationship

In an age of metrics and data, it is almost impossible to quantify the importance of relationships.  When reading the article,“Trying to put a value on the doctor-patient relationship”, in the NYTimes, I recall thinking well of course there is value to the physician-patient relationship.  It seems like a no-brainer, but how can you prove…

Out of Time

I am a physician. I need more time. I need more time to listen to my patients. I need more time to perform a proper exam. I need more time to collect my thoughts. I need more time to document. I need time to care for my family. I need time to recharge. I need…

Patient call centers are BAD medicine

After reading the article,”Using Centralized Call Center Technology to Boost Patient Access”, I was very frustrated with the author implying that patient call center’s motives are to increase access to care and improve office efficiencies and the “patient experience”.  In reality, it is all about the money and controlling doctor’s schedules. My favorite part is…

Learning to love medicine again

There has been a lot of discussion about the state of medicine. Physicians face many challenges in our current healthcare system.  Long hours, liability concerns, electronic record documentation, ever increasing regulations, corporate interference, the need to make patients happy customers despite doing what is in their best interest and the list goes on and on.…