academic-medicine-logo Medical Humanities: the Rx for Uncertainty? Renowned physician author Danielle Ofri makes the case for how the humanities offer not only well-being for physicians but also make us better doctors through growing wisdom from knowledge and building creativity, all of which help us embrace the inherent uncertainty in medicine.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 12, 2021Topics: / Keywords: /
Washington-Post As they rush to save lives, health care workers are updating their own wills and funeral plans The coronavirus crisis has forced those at the front lines of treatment to confront their own mortality. This article highlights a former Navy ER physician.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoDecember 18, 2020Topics: Keywords: / /
new-york-times-logo-270x270 ‘I Couldn’t Do Anything’: The Virus and an E.R. Doctor’s Suicide Dr. Breen was unflappable - until she faced a new enemy.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoDecember 18, 2020Topics: Keywords: /
new-york-times-logo-270x270 Leave Fat Kids Alone The “war on childhood obesity” has only caused shame.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoNovember 14, 2020Topics:
jama-icon A Silent curriculum A medical student reflects on the issues of race as she is learning them in medical school - WORTH THE ACCESS! Get article in full text through the LRC.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 24, 2020Topics:
screen-shot-2020-10-25-at-3-03-18-am America's Caste System / Caste issues in Silicon valley (17min) In this Planet Money episode, a short version of a longer podcast airing, we learn about the issue of caste discrimination happening here in the US - discrimination that has bridged an ocean to show up in Silicon Valley. This is a different way to view racial bias/racism - and it is connected to the larger conversation in the US (if interested, see here: https://www.npr.org/2020/08/04/898574852/its-more-than-racism-isabel-wilkerson-explains-america-s-caste-system).
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 24, 2020Topics: Keywords: / /
twitter #GoldenGirls A doctor from Grady Primary Care in Atlanta, GA shares a twitter thread of a patient conversation - an example about how reactions, listening, and empathy made all the difference.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoAugust 17, 2020Topics: / /
new-york-times-logo-270x270 It's a terrible day in the neighborhood... and that's ok. Mr. Rogers may have been a children's television notable, but his lessons in emotion acknowledgement, acceptance, and management are as pertinent for adults as they are for kids.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 31, 2020Topics: / Keywords: / /
In on the (Racist) Joke Two soldiers discuss their reactions to and feelings about being complicit with racist joking in their military careers, and what to do next.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 24, 2020Topics: / / Keywords: