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: / / / /
huffpost Everything you know about obesity is wrong 15min read - A description of obesity, weight bias, fat shaming, and a bunch of the consequences from it. A popular article, not a research article, but a comprehensive look at the topic.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 20, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: / / / /
Understanding and overcoming the challenge of obesity in the armed forces From recruitment, to readiness, retention, resilience, and retirement, obesity affects the military every day. Between 2002 and 2011, the rate of obesity among active duty service members increased by more than half. Maintaining the health and wellness of service members is critical for national security. But like many Americans, service members, veterans, retirees and their families need community support to maintain a healthy weight.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 18, 2018Topics: Keywords: /
NPR Med school tradition comes under fire for racism A look at admission rates into AOA.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 10, 2018Topics: Keywords:
capture How 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' is still an issue 25 years later Here’s a look back at how the DADT policy was put in the place, what the reaction to it was when it was introduced and how the conversation surrounding it has changed over the last two decades.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 19, 2018Topics: / /
Atlantic When a Child Says She's Trans An article about how a child and her family is managing the idea of Claire being transgender.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 19, 2018Topics: / / /
slate_facebook_icon Medical charts may be biased a quick article about how subtle differences in descriptions may convey bias from one provider to another.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 12, 2018Topics: / / / /
Cognitive bias - it's influence on clinical diagnosis Our clinical decisions are often influenced unconsciously by our thoughts and feelings; cognitive bias is one of the leading causes of diagnostic error. Here is a look at why and what to do about it.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 11, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: /
jama-icon The Art of Constructive worrying Aiming for perfection generates a toxic by-product: we avoid admitting mistakes. Working toward a different culture is probably the answer.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 15, 2018Topics: / / / Keywords: / /