Shame, guilt, and the medical learner Shame and guilt are subjective emotional responses that occur in response to negative events such as the making of mistakes or an experience of mistreatment, and have been studied extensively in the field of psychology. Despite their potentially damaging effects and ubiquitous presence in everyday life, very little has been written about the impact of shame and guilt in medical education.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 1, 2018Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / /
huffpost Everything you know about obesity is wrong 15min read - A description of obesity, weight bias, fat shaming, and a bunch of the consequences from it. A popular article, not a research article, but a comprehensive look at the topic.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 20, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: / / / /
Atlantic When a Child Says She's Trans An article about how a child and her family is managing the idea of Claire being transgender.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 19, 2018Topics: / / /
New York Times Transgender, at War and In Love. (12min) This short documentary shares the challenges of a transgender military couple, who are banned from serving openly.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 19, 2018Topics: /
cnn What happens when a patient says, "Doc, help me die." Mercy, compassion - does this fade at the end of life? Does ending a life conflict with our values as physicians? Read for one physician's perspective.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoApril 2, 2018Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: / / / /
medium_logo_detail The first time I hated a patient a raw reflection on internal and external conflict in medicine
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Medscape Patient prejudice: when credentials aren't enough What happens when the patients can't see beyond skin color?
Contributor: Francesca CiminoFebruary 27, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: /
Shame! Self-stigmatisation as an obstacle to sick doctors returning to work: a qualitative study Shame, invincibility, self-stigmatization...a fascinating study of the difficult and complicated process of returning to work for impaired physicians.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / / / /
Measuring a doctor's performance: personality, health and well-being This editorial discusses the individual and system complexities affecting physician performance and calls for improved remediation processes within the British health system.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / / / /