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downloadHow We See Ourselves, How We See Others by Emily Pronin Does our ability to know our own volition give us accurate insight into the volition of others? This article argues that the answer is a definitive "No".
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logo-v5Something Only I Can See A woman named Jill Viles with muscular dystrophy tried to convince doctors (MD's & PhD's) that she has the same disorder as a Olympic athlete. Despite their denial and dismissing her as mentally ill, Jill was determined to prove to them and others that her belief was real.
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YouTubeDaniel Kahneman Interview by the Guardian Kahneman discusses the relationship between reactions, congition, and biases.
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reaction, emotion, decision, patient, relationship, mistake, empathy, outcomes, boundariesInterview with Danielle Ofri, Author of What Doctors Feel (26:33) Discussion of the impact a provider’s emotional reaction has on the way we treat patients. Also discusses relationships between providers and patients.
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washington postTime in the bank: A Stanford plan to save doctors from burnout In order to decrease physician burnout, Stanford hospital's "time banking" program helps physicians achieve better life-balance by rewarding certain behaviors (mentoring, shift covering, etc.) for credit to buy certain home/life services (home-cooked meals, cleaning, etc.).
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YouTube“Last Day” - Chapter 21 - Charlotte’s Web - As Read by E.B. White Many of us first confronted death when reading books in our childhood, including E.B. White’s classic, Charlotte’s Web. Those of you who are parents have or will soon have the opportunity to re-read this with their children, something that will vividly demonstrate how one's individual context can change over time. Here, for your contemplation of your reaction then and now, is chapter 21 – Last Day, read in the author’s voice.
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c6c7 subluxationDiary of an Injury by Craig Bash In 1984, while a 4th year medical student playing for his medical school's Rugby team, Craig Bash's sustained a C6-C7 subluxation, injuring his spinal cord. This diary, written from his hospital bed in the weeks immediately thereafter, is a thoughtful and poignant description of the challenges he faced and his thoughts about them in the aftermath of his injury.
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TEDBrian Goldman: Doctors make mistakes. Can we talk about that? What’s an acceptable “batting average” for a physician? Brian Goldman examines the paradox of perfection in medicine, starting with three little words all physicians dread.
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New York TimesThe Many Errors in Thinking About Mistakes by Alina Tugend Children learn that ‘everyone makes mistakes’ as a crucial part of the learning process, but are rewarded for getting the right answer. A NY Times columnist explores society’s paradoxical approach to making mistakes.
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