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.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoNovember 20, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: /
NPR Confronting War's Invisible Injuries
Contributor: Francesca CiminoNovember 5, 2017Topics: / /
hidden Try a Checklist (NPR's Hidden Brain Series) A look inside the operating room with Atul Gawande — and reflection about a 1930s plane crash that inspired his obsession with checklists — as the podcast explores the subtle biases that cause very smart and very skilled people to become their own worst enemies.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 31, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: /
New York Times How Measurement Fails Doctors and Teachers An op-ed looking at how we measure and reward doctors and teachers, and how that doesn't really get us the outcomes we want from those professionals.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 31, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / /
NPR Racism is bad for your health Across virtually every medical intervention, from the most simple medical treatments to the most complicated treatments, blacks and other minorities receive poorer-quality care than whites. African-Americans who are college-educated do more poorly in terms of health than whites who are college-educated. And these racial differences in the quality and intensity of care persist for African-Americans irrespective of the quality of insurance that they have, irrespective of their education level, irrespective of their job status, irrespective of the severity of disease.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 30, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords: / /
WSJ-Logo wall street Cancer Diagnosis Galvanizes a Medical Student How a support network—and a special bond with his doctor—helped a 22-year-old med student fight lymphoma.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 23, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / /
Washington-Post The Doctors Prescribed Me Pain Medication but Couldn't Help Me Stop Them. a first person narrative about one patient's struggle to extricate himself from opioid pain medications, and where he did and DIDN'T find help.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 20, 2017Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / /
Atlantic Why Women Still Can't Have It All A woman who had one of the most powerful jobs in the State Department stepped down to spend time with her family. She discusses the gender divide in making such a choice, and provides perspective on how the workplace for both women AND men might change if we approach the topic of career and family differently.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 19, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / / /
USU joins opioid fight A discussion with (ret) Col Buckenmaier re: the renewed evaluation of pain management and opioid addiction in the military.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 28, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords: / / /