#metoo hits medicine Sexual inappropriateness abounds at all levels of medicine and medical training, although there has been a shift generationally. Here's a look at some perspectives of the "culture" of medicine.Topics: Bias / sexismKeywords: bias / medicine / sexism / surgery / Women
Do men get better medical treatment? A recent study showed the women receive less CPR than men, but they also are consistently treated less commonly for pain and several other conditions. Why?Topics: Bias / Communication / Personal Context / sexismKeywords: health care disparities / sexism
Dealing with the Difficult Physician a look at the various types of difficult providers we face in medical practice at times.
Dealing with the Impaired PhysicianTopics: Addiction / Guilt & Shame / Illness & Disability / Impaired PhysicianKeywords: impaired physician
Do Physicians Health Programs Increase Physician Suicides? Dr. Pamela Wible is a family physician who has herself struggled with suicide, and is now an expert in medical student and physician suicide prevention.Topics: Addiction / Burnout / Impaired Physician / Suicide
Gripping Interview: How One Addicted Doctor Recovered Dr. Cheryl Karcher, MD, a dermatologist, shares her experience with addiction and her process of recovery.
The Impaired Physician Dr. Richard Gunderman, a pediatric radiologist, presents an overview of physician impairment.Topics: Addiction / Guilt & Shame / Impaired Physician
I lied to my patient, and she was thankful A millennial physician chooses to postpone the truth for her patient...here's why.Topics: Compassion Fatigue / Death&Dying / Guilt & Shame / Mindfulness / Mistakes / Perspective / Provider-Patient RelationshipKeywords: lying / perspective / physician