NPR "Shooting Ghosts" - confronting the invisible injuries of war After Marine Sgt. Thomas ("TJ") Brennan was hit by the blast from a rocket-propelled grenade in Afghanistan in 2010, he suffered a traumatic brain injury that left him unable to recall much of his immediate past — including, at times, the name of his own daughter...
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 4, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: /
themoth What It's All About In her brief captivating narrative, Bess Stillman explains the exhaustion, stress and depression she experienced during her residency, which provoked the question of how she could save others when she was struggling to save herself.
Contributor: Araina FordJuly 17, 2017Topics: / /
themoth What It's All About An ER resident's reflection on what really is the reason we are in medicine....
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 1, 2017Topics: / / / / /
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: / /
NYT New Orleans mayor reminds us that eloquence still exists Speech from the New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu as the last of the Confederate statues came down.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 31, 2017Topics: / / /
navy-medical-corps1 Navy Medical Corps Career Blog CDR Schofer's blog is geared towards providing important career planning advice and information for Navy physicians and Medical Corps officers. His blog offers literature to read, resourceful links, an interactive chat and Podcast.
Contributor: Araina FordMay 10, 2017Topics: / Keywords: / / / /
radiolab-logo Finding Emilie Imagine if you were in a tragic accident that left you unable to communicate to the outside world that you were alive. Imagine if you were this person's loved one, and you tried to convince the doctors that your loved one was still alive. This is the triumphant story of two family members not giving up on their loved one even though doctors made a brain dead prognosis.
Contributor: Araina FordJanuary 19, 2017Topics: / Keywords: / / / / / / / /
Taking the HEAT This podcast outlines the tools and skills necessary to take the "heat" from patients, especially when dealing with difficult and/or emotionally charged patients. Some important skills that are explored are communication strategies, de-escalation techniques, setting boundaries and managing expectations. http://www.pediacastcme.org/taking-heat-pediacast-cme-016/
Contributor: Araina FordJanuary 19, 2017Topics: / / Keywords: / / / / / / / /
logo-v5 Something 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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