Just Read: Moral Self-Licensing – a continual challenge to eliminating bias in health care

Just Read: Moral Self-Licensing - a continual challenge to eliminating bias in health care

Earlier in my career, I remember a colleague saying to me, in a challenge to observed, biased behavior, “this is organization x, those things don’t happen here.” He said it with a dismissive chuckle. And yet, it did happen…

I have been intensely interested in the concept of “Illusion of Objectivity” especially in health care, and so have done a deep literature review, which brought me to this paper and the concept of moral self-license…

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Every Body Walk! and Make Roads Safe – hyper-Ignite at American Medical Student Association Annual Convention 2013

Every Body Walk! and Make Roads Safe - hyper-Ignite at American Medical Student Association Annual Convention 2013

Help this Muppet Below in timed version and self-advanced version, given at the 2013 American Medical Student Association Annual Convention (@AMSANational), in Washington, DC. I decided to stray a bit from the Ignite format and instead do what I’m calling a hyper-ignite. 9.5 seconds per slide instead of 15. It’s 33% more efficient! Enjoy, and … Continue reading Every Body Walk! and Make Roads Safe – hyper-Ignite at American Medical Student Association Annual Convention 2013

Community Medicine – Total Health – Dialogue with and from the future at Penn State Hershey

Community Medicine - Total Health - Dialogue with and from the future at Penn State Hershey

I had the most delightful dialogue with the medical students of Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey’s American Medical Student Association campus chapter and Family Medicine Interest Group (@PSFMIG), on the topic of “Community Medicine.” Ilene Tsui (@iktsui) and Carina Brown, first and second year medical students were my hosts. I had hoped to come … Continue reading Community Medicine – Total Health – Dialogue with and from the future at Penn State Hershey

Do Medical School Deans see social media in the future of medicine? I asked Dean Stephen Klasko of @usfhealth if he does.

Do Medical School Deans see social media in the future of medicine? I asked Dean Stephen Klasko of @usfhealth if he does.

Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA, Senior Vice President, USF; CEO, USF Health; Dean, University of South Florida College of Medicine (photo source: USF Health) If you look bad on a big screen, you’ll look bad on a small screen – Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA Continuing on the discussion about use of social media in health care … Continue reading Do Medical School Deans see social media in the future of medicine? I asked Dean Stephen Klasko of @usfhealth if he does.

What about future doctors, do they see social media in their clinical future? I asked a few if they do.

What about future doctors, do they see social media in their clinical future? I asked a few if they do.

In the course of doing research on the future of social media in health care, and hearing from a group of doctors who believe there isn’t one in their practice, I also talked to a few future physicians. Three to be exact, from different parts of the United States, a third year student, a student … Continue reading What about future doctors, do they see social media in their clinical future? I asked a few if they do.