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."
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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.
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TEDx The happy secret to better work We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires us to be more productive.
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c6c7 subluxation Diary of an Injury by Craig Bash In 1984, while a 4th year medical student playing for his medical school's Rugby team, Craig Bash's sustained a C6-C7 subluxation, injuring his spinal cord. This diary, written from his hospital bed in the weeks immediately thereafter, is a thoughtful and poignant description of the challenges he faced and his thoughts about them in the aftermath of his injury.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinNovember 10, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / /
Logo Everything Doesn't Happen for a Reason An essay on the importance of grieving and avoidance of "platitudes cloaked as sophistication" from "The Adversity Within" - a blog dedicated to examining the topic of resilience in the face of adversity
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NPR A Physician Asks: Is Being Black Bad For Your Health? Fresh Air- Terry Gross interviews Damon Tweedy, MD about his new memoir "Black Man in a White Coat". Reflections on race and how it factors in health care for black patients and becoming a black physician.
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about-moth Unusual Normality A war veteran's story of a second chance at childhood and appreciation of what one has
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NY_Mag_com_lockup Sex and Love in Retirement For the elderly residents of Flushing House, finding one’s soul mate is something of a quaint notion. Mating, however, is not. Forming new relationships in the nursing home.
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download The Last Person Out of the Closet Challenges of being accepted as bisexual for a married man.
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