NYT Doctors with disabilities - why they are important.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 20, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords: / /
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: / /
TEDx 12 truths I know for sure... a look at one woman's look back at her life at age 61
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 22, 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: / / / / /
tedmed_wh_rgb What makes a life worth living in the face of death In this deeply moving talk, Lucy Kalanithi reflects on life and purpose, sharing the story of her late husband, Paul, a young neurosurgeon who turned to writing after his terminal cancer diagnosis. "Engaging in the full range of experience — living and dying, love and loss — is what we get to do," Kalanithi says. "Being human doesn't happen despite suffering — it happens within it."
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 31, 2017Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: / /
Amy Winehouse: how an eating disorder factored in her death Amy Winehouse lived hard and died young, notorious for drug and alcohol abuse. There was also a significant eating issue - a binge and purge cycle - which was never addressed in her therapy and rarely talked about.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 30, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / /
mscp-logo Near-Death Experience Leads Physician to Promote Empathy Dr. Rana L.A. Awdish's near-death experience due to an occult adenoma rupturing in her liver gave her a brand new perspective based on the lack of empathy she received as a patient. Her experience as a patient totally changed the way she practices, cares and treats her patients and she realized the vital importance of incorporating empathy in the medical field.
Contributor: Araina FordJanuary 18, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
family-medicine Unwinnable Hands A great narrative that uses the metaphor of playing cards to the experience of life, dying & death. Life is not about always having a winning hand, its about being able to play the cards that are dealt and having the courage not to fold.
Contributor: Araina FordJanuary 13, 2017Topics: / / / / / Keywords: /