Our patients are so much more than the collected list of complaints they bring to us. Rita Charon, professor of medicine and founder of Columbia University’s Program in Narrative Medicine, came to realize, she says, the crucial roles of storytelling and […]
Not all apps are created equal. Before you download a health and wellness or medical information app, give it the SUSPECT test. Seeking – Why are you searching for an app? Does this app do something you want or need? Usability – […]
Beginning (and continuing!) medical school can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming. Are you learning everything you need? Will you be able to do enough for your patients? These are questions that may persist throughout your career. Chances are, the answer to these […]
Talking about end-of-life care is difficult for physicians and patients. Take a listen to MPR’s Kerri Miller as she facilitates a conversation between clinicians and callers with personal stories of making these decisions.
“Diversity and Inclusion in Medical Schools: The Reality” is an interesting read about the challenges that remain for “minority” populations in medical school, residency, and professional life. The article was written by Jennifer Tsai and published this week in Scientific American. […]