jama-icon Intervention to Promote Physician Well-being, Job Satisfaction, and Professionalism: A Randomized Clinical Trial This small RCT supports the value of facilitated small group curriculum in improving meaning at work and reducing depersonalization.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangMarch 1, 2018Topics: / / /
Shame! Self-stigmatisation as an obstacle to sick doctors returning to work: a qualitative study Shame, invincibility, self-stigmatization...a fascinating study of the difficult and complicated process of returning to work for impaired physicians.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / / / /
How one program achieved resident wellness, work-life balance An overview of a general surgery training program's response (Balance in Life program) after one of its graduates committed suicide.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / /
Measuring a doctor's performance: personality, health and well-being This editorial discusses the individual and system complexities affecting physician performance and calls for improved remediation processes within the British health system.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / / / /
hidden Try a Checklist (NPR's Hidden Brain Series) A look inside the operating room with Atul Gawande — and reflection about a 1930s plane crash that inspired his obsession with checklists — as the podcast explores the subtle biases that cause very smart and very skilled people to become their own worst enemies.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 31, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: /
tedmed_wh_rgb The Opportunity of Adversity Aimee Mullins, paralympian, model, advocate, describes the use of the word "disabled" and how changing our understanding of that word would help shape the experience of our patients in a positive way.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 19, 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: / /
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: / / /
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: / /