Review of “Blood Lines” by Paul McLean

by Molly Olmsted When Paul and Jody McLean went to pick up their new beagle, her name was nothing more than a four-digit number tattooed on her inner ear. Hutch, […]

Review of “Bedside Manners”, by David Watts

Review by Perry Dinardo “I write the story and the story writes me.” In Bedside Manners: One Doctor’s Reflections on the Oddly Intimate Encounters between Patient and Healer, David Watts, […]

Stories of Medical School from GHHS Members

In 2013, the Gold Foundation provided a grant to help with the creation of a series of podcasts called Inside Stories, an oral narratives project which invites medical students to share their […]

Review of “In the Hands of Doctors” by Paul E. Stepansky

Review by Ali Rae Where does the artistry of medicine really lie, and how can we cultivate it in today’s doctors? These seem to be the central questions of Paul E. […]

“Just Ask Your Doctor”: Therapeutic Narratives and the Path to Healing

  by Karen Knops, MD “Bones” was one of my favorite patients.  Close to seventy years old, he’d had a wild youth riding motorcycles.  His nickname was minted after one of […]

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 […]