NPR Racism is bad for your health Across virtually every medical intervention, from the most simple medical treatments to the most complicated treatments, blacks and other minorities receive poorer-quality care than whites. African-Americans who are college-educated do more poorly in terms of health than whites who are college-educated. And these racial differences in the quality and intensity of care persist for African-Americans irrespective of the quality of insurance that they have, irrespective of their education level, irrespective of their job status, irrespective of the severity of disease.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 30, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords: / /
TED Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 16, 2017Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: /
huffpost Our Compassion is Being Challenged -- the Opioid crisis in America a military veteran and physician talks about the crisis in West Virginia and the country about the opioid addiction epidemic.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 28, 2017Topics: / / / /
NYT Doctors with Disabilities: Why They’re Important Doctors with disabilities are changing the landscape of the medical profession. They offer a comforting experience for patients, especially patients with similar disabilities. More disabled individuals interested in the medical field should be encouraged and supported to pursue a medical career.
Contributor: Araina FordJuly 17, 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: / / /
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.
Contributor: Araina FordJanuary 18, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / /
TED Why I keep speaking up, even when people mock my accent Safwat Saleem asks us to challenge the definition of "normal" in this speech on racism and finding your voice.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJuly 18, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / / / / /
nejm "Be Careful. He's Violent." How quickly do we label patients as difficult rather then taking the time to realize they may be scared and feeling powerless? When was it deemed OK to let professionalism slip due to a challenging patient?
Contributor: Karlen BaderJune 29, 2016Topics: Keywords: / /
Project Implicit Project Implicit A series of implicit association tests that offer insight into our implicit biases.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinMay 8, 2016Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
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