Dr. Mark Writes

Dr. Mark has been published in a variety of publications from national newspapers to renowned peer-reviewed journals such as the Annals of Internal Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Archives of Neurology, the American Family Physician, and the Journal of Occupational Environmental Medicine.

Here are a collection of his favorite articles that he’s passionate about and that will have the greatest impact on the largest number of patients.



AMA Guides to Functional Capacity Evaluations

The AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Functional Ability provides a practical approach to functional capacity evaluations (FCEs) in relation to assessing a patients physical ability to perform work-related and non-work-related activities of daily living (ADLs) and making a distinction between impairment and disability.

authoritative guidance, practical information, and rationales for proper use of AMA Guides July/August 2020

Almost everyone is aware of the presence of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) illness, caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Classifying COVID-19 as an occupational illness is controversial, with several US states passing legislation granting the rebuttable presumption of causation by workplace exposure to some occupations (healthcare workers, first responders, etc).

AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Work Ability and Return to Work

This book was written to help fellow physicians think through helping patients with return-to-work decisions when persisting symptoms and problems from illness or injury make work difficult.

AMA Guides to Disease and Injury Causation

A source to provide a medically reasonable explanation of apportionment designed to assist physicians, healthcare providers, ancillary services, legal and legislative agencies in determining individual causation for injury and work-related conditions using an evidence-based approach.


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