The Physician As Teacher

(Listen instead) Teaching for a good physician is a natural extension of her talents. We teach every day. We teach our patients and their families. We educate our communities. We teach ourselves by reading and synthesizing new information. We cannot be a doctor without being a teacher (it’s what the Latin word doctor means, in…

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Preventable Causes of Death

webappa.cdc.gov/cgi-bin/broker.exe Though this may seem like more of a political post, in reality, its about statistics and their misuse and the cognitive distortion afforded from their misuse. In the health care sector (as well as the political sector), we have to decide where to best spend our money, resources, and passions to make the biggest…

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