New York Times My Human Doctor Medical school teaches us to examine, to research, to treat. We don’t learn to err and recover.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 12, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: / / /
Why Perfectionism is a 20-ton shield (~3min) Why we are driven by 'what people think'?
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 1, 2018Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: / / /
Shame, guilt, and the medical learner Shame and guilt are subjective emotional responses that occur in response to negative events such as the making of mistakes or an experience of mistreatment, and have been studied extensively in the field of psychology. Despite their potentially damaging effects and ubiquitous presence in everyday life, very little has been written about the impact of shame and guilt in medical education.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 1, 2018Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / /
Strong backs, soft fronts, wild hearts You can listen or read the transcript of the podcast -- discussion of belonging, race, the shields we put up that interfere with our conversation and how to overcome.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMarch 12, 2018Topics: / / / / / / / / / Keywords: / / / / / /
NYT A Deadly Deployment, a Navy SEAL's Despair SEAL Team 4 Cmdr. Job Price struggled with the indescribable difficulties of war, leading to his reported suicide just weeks before the end of his deployment.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 21, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / /
NYT Murderer in the Mirror Surgeon Scott Eggener recalls the devastation of the first time a patient dies on his operating table.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 29, 2015Topics: / / / Keywords: / / / /
Button Poetry Deceit & I RJ Walker performs this emotion-provoking poem about the large role that deceit undeniably plays in our lives and careers as a tool to save others from pain.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 9, 2015Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / / / /
New York Times Murderer in the Mirror by Scott Eggener A surgeon recalls the devastation of the first time a patient died on the operating table.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinAugust 15, 2015Topics: / / / Keywords: / / / / /
New York Times Getting Grief Right by Patrick O'Malley Common knowledge is that people go through stages of grief - progressing from one to the next. Not only is this an oversimplification, but providers' assumption that this is how grief "should" be processed may cause our patients harm.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJune 10, 2015Topics: / / / Keywords: / / / /