TEDx Brain Surgery with Words Dr. Ray Barfield is a pediatric oncologist at Duke University and director of pediatric palliative care for Duke. He co-leads The Healing Arts Institute that brings together students from the schools of medicine, nursing and divinity around issues of illness, suffering and death. In this moving TEDx talk, he discusses how he approaches the discussion of dying and death with pediatric patients and their families.
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New York Times How Doctors Die a look at how - and why - doctors often choose differently from their patients when making decisions about their own deaths.
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Washington-Post The Case that Shook Medicine Libby Zion's death created a whirlwind of change that translated into looking at how doctors are trained, what kind of hours they keep, and how that translates into patient safety. This is the original story.
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The New Yorker When Doctors Tell Patients What They Don't Want To Hear
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NYT Doctors with disabilities - why they are important.
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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.
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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
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themoth What It's All About An ER resident's reflection on what really is the reason we are in medicine....
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