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: / / /
Obesity: Can we stop the epidemic? A Harvard Public Health School look at the complexity of obesity and how we, as a medical community, try to address it.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 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: / /
radiolab-logo Finding Emilie Imagine if you were in a tragic accident that left you unable to communicate to the outside world that you were alive. Imagine if you were this person's loved one, and you tried to convince the doctors that your loved one was still alive. This is the triumphant story of two family members not giving up on their loved one even though doctors made a brain dead prognosis.
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: / /
tedmed_wh_rgb How my son's short life made a lasting difference In this passionate TEDMED talk, Sarah Gray shares her personal experience with donating her newborn babies organs to research. Knowing that her baby boy's organs are being used to help future medicine helps her cope with losing him.
Contributor: Araina FordDecember 28, 2016Topics: / / / Keywords: / / / /
TED How loss helped one artist find beauty in imperfection In this Ted talk, Painter Alyssa Monks shares her experience as an evolving artist, using the loss of her mother and finding beauty in the unknown as inspiration for her art.
Contributor: Araina FordDecember 27, 2016Topics: / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
NPR Playing God How do you triage...when it really matters
Contributor: chucklesnOctober 2, 2016Topics: / / / / Keywords: /
c6c7 subluxation Diary of an Injury by Craig Bash In 1984, while a 4th year medical student playing for his medical school's Rugby team, Craig Bash's sustained a C6-C7 subluxation, injuring his spinal cord. This diary, written from his hospital bed in the weeks immediately thereafter, is a thoughtful and poignant description of the challenges he faced and his thoughts about them in the aftermath of his injury.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinNovember 10, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / /