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: / / / /
TEDx 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: / /
NYT At U.S. Hospital, Reflections on 11 Hours and 91 Casualties Dec 21 - a date these soldiers will never forget - where the casualty level greatly surpassed what everyone was prepared for - logistically and emotionally.
Contributor: Karlen BaderFebruary 24, 2016Topics: Keywords: / /
New York Times Patients, and Doctors, Aren't Dying at Home With the majority of Americans dying in hospitals, what do you do when someone asks to die at home? Do you call 911? What are the proceedings? Dr. Danielle Ofri shares her insight.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 30, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / /
New York Times The Rituals of Modern Death Dr. Warraich shares how odd her role feels in the dying process and eventual death of her patients.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 27, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / /
NPR An Ill Newborn, A Loving Family And A Litany of Wrenching Choices A family's premature, newborn son fighting for his life in the NICU, and the debate families and doctors often have about how to long to keep fighting, and when to let go.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 26, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / / / /