cnn What happens when a patient says, "Doc, help me die." Mercy, compassion - does this fade at the end of life? Does ending a life conflict with our values as physicians? Read for one physician's perspective.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoApril 2, 2018Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: / / / /
medium_logo_detail The first time I hated a patient a raw reflection on internal and external conflict in medicine
Contributor: Francesca CiminoApril 2, 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: / / / / / /
jama-icon Intervention to Promote Physician Well-being, Job Satisfaction, and Professionalism: A Randomized Clinical Trial This small RCT supports the value of facilitated small group curriculum in improving meaning at work and reducing depersonalization.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangMarch 1, 2018Topics: / / /
Medscape Patient prejudice: when credentials aren't enough What happens when the patients can't see beyond skin color?
Contributor: Francesca CiminoFebruary 27, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: /
Shame! Self-stigmatisation as an obstacle to sick doctors returning to work: a qualitative study Shame, invincibility, self-stigmatization...a fascinating study of the difficult and complicated process of returning to work for impaired physicians.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / / / /
How one program achieved resident wellness, work-life balance An overview of a general surgery training program's response (Balance in Life program) after one of its graduates committed suicide.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / /
Measuring a doctor's performance: personality, health and well-being This editorial discusses the individual and system complexities affecting physician performance and calls for improved remediation processes within the British health system.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / / / /
stat We might be able to end Sickle Cell Disease, but signing Black Americans up for the trials could prove difficult We might be able to end sickle cell disease but only if we can test it on the population it affects the most.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / / Keywords: /