New York Times How Doctors Die a look at how - and why - doctors often choose differently from their patients when making decisions about their own deaths.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoNovember 20, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: /
Is suffering the enemy? The relief of suffering is the great goal of medicine. Sometimes physicians give up on suffering when they can't treat the underlying condition. Can we do better? Here's some thoughts on how.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 20, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / / /
TED 12 truths I know for sure... a look at one woman's look back at her life at age 61
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 22, 2017Topics: / / Keywords: / /
tedmed_wh_rgb What makes a life worth living in the face of death In this deeply moving talk, Lucy Kalanithi reflects on life and purpose, sharing the story of her late husband, Paul, a young neurosurgeon who turned to writing after his terminal cancer diagnosis. "Engaging in the full range of experience — living and dying, love and loss — is what we get to do," Kalanithi says. "Being human doesn't happen despite suffering — it happens within it."
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 31, 2017Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: / /
family-medicine Unwinnable Hands A great narrative that uses the metaphor of playing cards to the experience of life, dying & death. Life is not about always having a winning hand, its about being able to play the cards that are dealt and having the courage not to fold.
Contributor: Araina FordJanuary 13, 2017Topics: / / / / / Keywords: /
tedmed_wh_rgb How my son's short life made a lasting difference In this passionate TEDMED talk, Sarah Gray shares her personal experience with donating her newborn babies organs to research. Knowing that her baby boy's organs are being used to help future medicine helps her cope with losing him.
Contributor: Araina FordDecember 28, 2016Topics: / / / Keywords: / / / /
TED How loss helped one artist find beauty in imperfection In this Ted talk, Painter Alyssa Monks shares her experience as an evolving artist, using the loss of her mother and finding beauty in the unknown as inspiration for her art.
Contributor: Araina FordDecember 27, 2016Topics: / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
Writers Almanac What the Doctor Said Poem describing a patient's experience when being delivered bad news from their doctor.
Contributor: Karlen BaderMay 13, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / / / / /
logo&seal A Glimmer of my Mother CPT Harris shares his experience with his mother's terminal illness, highlighting the importance of the humanism series he was concurrently taking in medical school.
Contributor: Karlen BaderFebruary 24, 2016Topics: Keywords: / /