Washington-Post When drinking ruins your liver - should you qualify for a transplant? When patients develop alcohol liver disease, they are often forced to wait 6 months to prove they can abstain from alcohol before they will be considered for a transplant. Is that a fair amount of time? Is that a fair practice at all?
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 3, 2018Topics: / / / / Keywords: / / /
Washington-Post The Doctors Prescribed Me Pain Medication but Couldn't Help Me Stop Them. a first person narrative about one patient's struggle to extricate himself from opioid pain medications, and where he did and DIDN'T find help.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 20, 2017Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / /
The New Yorker When Doctors Tell Patients What They Don't Want To Hear
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 4, 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: / / / / /
YouTube Empathy by Dr. Brene Brown What is Empathy? And why is it different from Sympathy? In this brief, candid, and humorous clip, Dr. Brene Brown gives an overview of empathy vs sympathy and how to become more empathetic.
Contributor: Araina FordNovember 18, 2016Topics: / / / / Keywords: / / / /
Atlantic Samuel Shem, 34 Years After 'The House of God' Reflecting on the importance of community and connection among junior doctors navigating the "brutality of medical training" and the clinical world.
Contributor: Karlen BaderFebruary 16, 2016Topics: / Keywords: /
Button Poetry Deceit & I RJ Walker performs this emotion-provoking poem about the large role that deceit undeniably plays in our lives and careers as a tool to save others from pain.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 9, 2015Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / / / /
TEDx When to take a stand - and when to let it go Ash Beckhan describes the challenges faced trying to fulfill multiple roles while sticking to one's personal integrity.
Contributor: Rebecca Chason, MDNovember 16, 2015Topics: / Keywords: /
globalist Are human brains hardwired to recognize some groups of people as friends and others as enemies? The concept of tribalism dates back hundreds of centuries, evolving from violent warfare to aggressive sports. Humans exhibit an innate need to relate and group, subsequently leading to issues of both minor subconscious and major conscious prejudice.
Contributor: Rebecca Chason, MDNovember 16, 2015Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /