YouTube Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care If you could put your feet into your patient's shoes--see what they see, hear what they hear, and feel what they feel--would you treat them differently?
Contributor: Araina FordSeptember 14, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / / /
Military Times image Wounded troops battle obstacles to sex and intimacy A Military Times piece looking at how the DoD is addressing sex/intimacy after injury and how they are faring.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoAugust 11, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / / /
New York Times My near miss A doctor relays a close call with a patient's diagnosis...the "near miss" - a mistake that could have cost the patient serious harm, but didn't.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoAugust 1, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords:
NYT Doctors with disabilities - why they are important.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 20, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords: / /
Is suffering the enemy? The relief of suffering is the great goal of medicine. Sometimes physicians give up on suffering when they can't treat the underlying condition. Can we do better? Here's some thoughts on how.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 20, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / / /
tedmed_wh_rgb What makes a life worth living in the face of death In this deeply moving talk, Lucy Kalanithi reflects on life and purpose, sharing the story of her late husband, Paul, a young neurosurgeon who turned to writing after his terminal cancer diagnosis. "Engaging in the full range of experience — living and dying, love and loss — is what we get to do," Kalanithi says. "Being human doesn't happen despite suffering — it happens within it."
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 31, 2017Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: / /
jabfm BREATHE OUT A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Structured Intervention to Improve Clinician Satisfaction With “Difficult” Visits.
Contributor: Araina FordJanuary 19, 2017Topics: / Keywords: / /
Taking the HEAT This podcast outlines the tools and skills necessary to take the "heat" from patients, especially when dealing with difficult and/or emotionally charged patients. Some important skills that are explored are communication strategies, de-escalation techniques, setting boundaries and managing expectations. http://www.pediacastcme.org/taking-heat-pediacast-cme-016/
Contributor: Araina FordJanuary 19, 2017Topics: / / Keywords: / / / / / / / /
logo-v5 Something Only I Can See A woman named Jill Viles with muscular dystrophy tried to convince doctors (MD's & PhD's) that she has the same disorder as a Olympic athlete. Despite their denial and dismissing her as mentally ill, Jill was determined to prove to them and others that her belief was real.
Contributor: Araina FordJanuary 18, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / /