RSA Short What is Empathy? An Animated RSA Short In this animated short, Dr. Brene Brown explains how empathy enhances connection while sympathy promotes disconnection.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinFebruary 20, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / /
Atlantic Samuel Shem, 34 Years After 'The House of God' Reflecting on the importance of community and connection among junior doctors navigating the "brutality of medical training" and the clinical world.
Contributor: Karlen BaderFebruary 16, 2016Topics: / Keywords: /
TheRoot-Logo Study: Doctors Have Less-Sympathetic Nonverbal Communication With Dying Black Patients A study showing how doctor body language can unintentionally create feelings of mistrust from patients of different race.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 22, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / / /
washington post Doctors need to learn about dying, too Dr. Michael Nisco addresses the importance of training physicians in appropriately navigating discussions with their patients on the subjects of death and dying.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 21, 2016Topics: / 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.
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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: / / / / /
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: / / / / /
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
Contributor: chucklesnNovember 6, 2015Topics: / / / Keywords: / / /
CH4 Sex on Wheels BBC documentary on the sex lives of four people with disabilities from the newly disabled who is struggling to regain his previous sexuality to a virgin whose family is helping him hire an escort.
Contributor: chucklesnSeptember 28, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / /