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.
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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: / /
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TED The Burnout Gamble by Hamza Khan Overachieving, something often lauded in our society might be a term that actually means guaranteed burnout. Listen as Hamza Khan shares his thoughts about the costs of overachieving - something quite pertinent to those of us in the healthcare realm.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinFebruary 28, 2017Topics: / / Keywords: / / /