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 […]
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.
NYU is hoping to reduce the burden of medical school debt and increase practice options for medical students. The school announced this month that they will provide “full-tuition scholarships” for first-year students and students already partway through the M.D.-only degree […]
A recent article published in U.S. News & World Report covers the steps a new medical school in Claremont, California will take to “recruit [physicians] from here, train them here and keep them here.” The new school will also strive to increase […]
“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. […]