Our need to be changed
The COVID-19 virus is a simple little bundle of proteins, dumbly doing what it does and without choice. Really not much of an enemy; the much more formidable foe is the dissonance that comes from holding a world view that doesn’t jive with reality.
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The irony of connection in a world of distance
Emergency medicine physician Lauren J. Prusnofsky Field reflects on connection in the age of physical distancing: ” For safety, I am temporarily at a longer stretch away from my patients than I would like, but I would like them to know this does not mean we worry less, consider their pain less, or take them less seriously. Each day is a chance to work towards establishing alternate means of providing comfort and gaining trust without being able to safely hold someone’s hand.” chevron_right Read more
By Ron Epstein, MD Several months ago, Paul Han, a physician colleague in Maine, asked if I’d review his book – then in preparation – about uncertainty. Uncertainty seemed like … chevron_right Read more
#FrontLineFaces: A call for human connections in this pandemic
Amid this life-altering pandemic, with physical distancing a necessity and the challenges to our healthcare teams and society rising by the minute, one thing is clear: human connections are more … chevron_right Read more