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: / / / /
YouTube Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care If you could put your feet into your patient's shoes--see what they see, hear what they hear, and feel what they feel--would you treat them differently?
Contributor: Araina FordSeptember 14, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / / /
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: / / / / /
medium_logo_detail The Problem with Skinny Men a look at weight from a man who has difficulty keeping weight on, and how the weight debate for women affects men and their self esteem
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 30, 2017Topics: / / Keywords: / /
TEDx Asking for help is a strength, not a weakness Michelle Sullivan talks about her experiences of being different and not fitting in and how that forced her to accept her vulnerability and view getting help as a strength. She believes in order to truly help and support one another we have to look pass the surface, let go of judgement and adopt a new way of giving.
Contributor: Araina FordMay 25, 2017Topics: / Keywords: / / / /
Taking the HEAT This podcast outlines the tools and skills necessary to take the "heat" from patients, especially when dealing with difficult and/or emotionally charged patients. Some important skills that are explored are communication strategies, de-escalation techniques, setting boundaries and managing expectations. http://www.pediacastcme.org/taking-heat-pediacast-cme-016/
Contributor: Araina FordJanuary 19, 2017Topics: / / Keywords: / / / / / / / /
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: / /
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: /