NPR Racism is bad for your health Across virtually every medical intervention, from the most simple medical treatments to the most complicated treatments, blacks and other minorities receive poorer-quality care than whites. African-Americans who are college-educated do more poorly in terms of health than whites who are college-educated. And these racial differences in the quality and intensity of care persist for African-Americans irrespective of the quality of insurance that they have, irrespective of their education level, irrespective of their job status, irrespective of the severity of disease.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 30, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords: / /
KevinMD Can Doctors See Beyond Patients' Weight? A sibling shares his account of his sister's weight loss, the commentary and judgment that accompanied it, and the terrible outcome of its aftermath.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 19, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / / /
Atlantic Why Women Still Can't Have It All A woman who had one of the most powerful jobs in the State Department stepped down to spend time with her family. She discusses the gender divide in making such a choice, and provides perspective on how the workplace for both women AND men might change if we approach the topic of career and family differently.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 19, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / / /
TED Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 16, 2017Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: /
Transgender health blog a military blog advising and reflecting on issues w/ regard to the transgender community.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 21, 2017Topics: Keywords: /
washington post Muslim doctor: My patient refused to let me treat her because of my religion How Dr. Jalal Baig handled a patient who refused to be treated by her because she is Muslim, and how the goodness she draws from that religion helped her cope with the hurtful situation in a positive way.
Contributor: Karlen BaderAugust 11, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / / /
TED Why I keep speaking up, even when people mock my accent Safwat Saleem asks us to challenge the definition of "normal" in this speech on racism and finding your voice.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJuly 18, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / / / / /
nejm "Be Careful. He's Violent." How quickly do we label patients as difficult rather then taking the time to realize they may be scared and feeling powerless? When was it deemed OK to let professionalism slip due to a challenging patient?
Contributor: Karlen BaderJune 29, 2016Topics: Keywords: / /
Project Implicit Project Implicit A series of implicit association tests that offer insight into our implicit biases.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinMay 8, 2016Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /