Jeffrey Silver Humanism in Healthcare Research Roundup – July 2016

The Jeffrey Silver Humanism in Healthcare Research Roundup features summaries of recently published studies on humanism in healthcare. To receive email notification of new studies once per month, enter your information here and […]

Polarity Thinking in Medical Education

by John (Jack) Penner, MS3 and Margaret Cary, MD, MBA, MPH Medicine thrives on Either/Or problem solving. We make a diagnosis. Or we don’t. We prescribe a medication. Or we don’t. […]

Sacrifices Made for Medicine

by Ali Rae, MS4 “It won’t be the last sacrifice you make for medicine.” These were the words my surgical intern said between yawns as I expressed regret at having […]

Fragile by Hedy S. Wald

This post is part of our collection of “Gold Nuggets” —  our way of alerting the medical community to original artwork, poetry or multimedia that stimulate discussion and reflection. If you […]

Congratulations to our 2016 GHHS Chapter Award Winners

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and The Ohio State University College of Medicine Resident Chapter receive Chapter Awards   Established Chapter Award Icahn received the Established Chapter Award […]

Jeffrey Silver Humanism in Healthcare Research Roundup – June 2016

The Jeffrey Silver Humanism in Healthcare Research Roundup features summaries of recently published studies on humanism in healthcare. To receive email notification of new studies once per month, enter your information here and […]

Study links burnout to electronic environment

By Richard I. Levin, MD President and CEO of The Arnold P. Gold Foundation A new study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggests that a leading factor in physician burnout […]

Review of “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi

Review by Molly Olmsted I flipped through the CT scan images, the diagnosis obvious: the lungs were matted with innumerable tumors, the spine deformed, a full lobe of the liver […]

2016 Summer Reading for Compassionate Clinicians

Compiled by Molly Olmsted Here are a few 2015 and 2016 releases we’re looking forward to reading this Summer! What’s on your to-read list? When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi […]

Review of “A Short Life” by Jim Slotnick

by Daniel Butler, MD In my third year of medical school, I was given a book that profoundly impacted my view of the doctor patient relationship. This book,  A Short […]