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: /
NPR Playing God How do you triage...when it really matters
Contributor: chucklesnOctober 2, 2016Topics: / / / / Keywords: /
NYT A Deadly Deployment, a Navy SEAL's Despair SEAL Team 4 Cmdr. Job Price struggled with the indescribable difficulties of war, leading to his reported suicide just weeks before the end of his deployment.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 21, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / /
NYT Murderer in the Mirror Surgeon Scott Eggener recalls the devastation of the first time a patient dies on his operating table.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 29, 2015Topics: / / / Keywords: / / / /
TED Jean-Paul Mari: The chilling aftershock of a brush with death Journalist Jean-Paul Mari talks about his brush with death when a shell hit the building he was reporting from in Bahgdad. This discussion delves into the unseen scars that those who struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder must endure.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 17, 2015Topics: / / / / / 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: / / / / / / /
New York Times Murderer in the Mirror by Scott Eggener A surgeon recalls the devastation of the first time a patient died on the operating table.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinAugust 15, 2015Topics: / / / Keywords: / / / / /
New York Times Getting Grief Right by Patrick O'Malley Common knowledge is that people go through stages of grief - progressing from one to the next. Not only is this an oversimplification, but providers' assumption that this is how grief "should" be processed may cause our patients harm.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJune 10, 2015Topics: / / / Keywords: / / / /
YouTube Shame & Empathy by Dr. Brené Brown In this short video segment, Dr. Brown discusses the destructive nature of shame and the healing power of empathy.
Contributor: Rebecca Chason, MDJune 4, 2015Topics: Keywords: /