This article by a cancer surviver attending Tufts University points out some serious concerns with the annual philanthropic event benefiting the American Cancer Society, including funding allocations and the language used to talk about cancer.
This is a well-selected bunch of TEDs. Watch one a day for a reenergizing prescription! 10 TED talks to help reimagine your work
To show me how a Cheesecake Factory works, he took me into the kitchen of his busiest restaurant, at Prudential Center, a shopping and convention hub. The kitchen design is the same in every restaurant, he explained. It’s laid out like a manufacturing facility, in which raw materials in the back of the plant come… Continue reading
This interesting post from a class I wish I took at the Brooklyn Brainery is worth a read. Gotta love random skills! The banana at left is how I assume they teach medical students suturing.Fun Facts About Sutures
I was thrilled to attend an incredible preview performance of Wit at Manhattan Theatre Club, which officially opens this evening. Through the 30 Under 30 club, three girlfriends and I got great seats to this show, directed by Lynne Meadow and starring Cynthia Nixon, which far exceeded my already high expectations. I first learned about Wit in a medical sociology… Continue reading Medicine, Sociology, Academia, Identity, Performance. Wit.
In my continuing fascination with medical school students’ apartments, I bring you a photograph that I like to call “Hoarding Scrubs and Coca Cola”.
WHOA. One More Thing To Worry About of the Day: 29-year-old Kim Grice undergoing routine cyst-removal surgery in Alabama when a flash-fire suddenly erupted on her face, causing her to sustain second-degree burns. Worse still, the hospital has no idea what caused the fire. “The doctors and the hospital are not telling us what happened,”… Continue reading
A medical student’s apartment.