cnn What happens when a patient says, "Doc, help me die." Mercy, compassion - does this fade at the end of life? Does ending a life conflict with our values as physicians? Read for one physician's perspective.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoApril 2, 2018Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: / / / /
medium_logo_detail The first time I hated a patient a raw reflection on internal and external conflict in medicine
Contributor: Francesca CiminoApril 2, 2018Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: / /
TED_light_200x200 Ted Radio Hour: CONFRONTING STIGMA a look at how we stigmatize mental illness, addiction, and other things - and ways to address that issue.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / / / / / / 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 - 5min 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: / /
TEDx Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 16, 2017Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: /
The New Yorker When Doctors Tell Patients What They Don't Want To Hear
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 4, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / / Keywords: / / /
economist When Girls Won't Be Girls A look at the world of transgender individuals and of someone who transitioned...and then transitioned back.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 25, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / /
annals-of-family-medicine Cultivating the inner life of physicians through written reflection a look at how reflection in residency helps shape growth and development as a physician
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJuly 12, 2017Topics: / / Keywords: /