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: /
TEDx Lean In: Women in Business Sheryl Sandberg provides update to her book Lean In on the changes to women in the business world since her initial conversation-starting publication. Consider this when discussing women in medicine and balancing multiple roles and perceptions.
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Project Implicit Project Implicit A series of implicit association tests that offer insight into our implicit biases.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinMay 8, 2016Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
TEDx What Makes a Good Life? Lessons from the Longest Study on Happiness Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger discusses the results of his adult development study, sharing what factors truly contribute to finding happiness.
Contributor: Karlen BaderMarch 4, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / /
New York Times Why Doctors Care About Happiness "The association of happiness and health remains a potent touchstone in both popular and medical culture. In practical terms, which actually causes the other is less relevant than the fact that both are important."
Contributor: Karlen BaderMarch 4, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / /
emergency pedia The Tribal Nature of Medicine In this video, Dr. Victoria Brazil discusses tribalism in medicine and how this affects healthcare teams and ultimately patient care. The article further discusses types of teams and offers guidance for building a cohesive and functional healthcare team that is inclusive, rather than exclusive to other "tribes."
Contributor: Rebecca Chason, MDNovember 16, 2015Topics: / / / Keywords: / / / / /
TEDx When to take a stand - and when to let it go Ash Beckhan describes the challenges faced trying to fulfill multiple roles while sticking to one's personal integrity.
Contributor: Rebecca Chason, MDNovember 16, 2015Topics: / Keywords: /
globalist Are human brains hardwired to recognize some groups of people as friends and others as enemies? The concept of tribalism dates back hundreds of centuries, evolving from violent warfare to aggressive sports. Humans exhibit an innate need to relate and group, subsequently leading to issues of both minor subconscious and major conscious prejudice.
Contributor: Rebecca Chason, MDNovember 16, 2015Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /