Is suffering the enemy? The relief of suffering is the great goal of medicine. Sometimes physicians give up on suffering when they can't treat the underlying condition. Can we do better? Here's some thoughts on how.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 20, 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: / /
annals-of-family-medicine Cultivating the inner life of physicians through written reflection a look at how reflection in residency helps shape growth and development as a physician
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 12, 2017Topics: / / Keywords: /
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: / / / / /
TEDx The Burnout Gamble by Hamza Khan Overachieving, something often lauded in our society might be a term that actually means guaranteed burnout. Listen as Hamza Khan shares his thoughts about the costs of overachieving - something quite pertinent to those of us in the healthcare realm.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinFebruary 28, 2017Topics: / / Keywords: / / /
thehappymd The Treasure Hunt Intention Journaling Process An easy to implement "treasure hunt," or step-by-step activity, that helps physicians mitigate burnout and find inspiration in their days.
Contributor: Karlen BaderMay 3, 2016Topics: Keywords: /
thehappymd Physician Burnout Video, Intention Journaling and the Treasure Hunt 5 minute training video to help physicians work through burnout by means of Intention Journaling and the Treasure Hunt process.
Contributor: Karlen BaderMay 3, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / /
RadioLab 23 Weeks 6 Days When Kelley Benham and her husband Tom French finally got pregnant, after many attempts and a good deal of technological help, everything was perfect. Until it wasn't. Their story raises questions that, until recently, no parent had to face… and that are still nearly impossible to answer. This hour, we spend the entire episode on the story of Kelley and Tom, whose daughter was born at 23 weeks and 6 days, roughly halfway to full term. Their story contains an entire universe of questions about the lines between life and death, reflex and will, and the confusing tug of war between two basic moral touchstones: doing no harm...and doing everything in our power to help.
Contributor: Scott PetersenApril 11, 2016Topics: / /
TEDEd_rgb9e827c-330x77 Compassion and the true meaning of empathy Buddhist roshi Joan Halifax works with people at the last stage of life (in hospice and on death row). She shares what she's learned about compassion in the face of death and dying, and a deep insight into the nature of empathy.
Contributor: Scott PetersenApril 11, 2016Topics: /