This blog had an unique of opportunity of being featured at WYDO's forum: Speakers' Corner WYDO (World Young Doctors' Organization) is a forum for young medical graduates to discuss issues relevant to them and spread awareness and knowledge about health campaigns. It is an amazing organization with lots of future potential. Check it out.
This is a very beautiful piece that I found recently on JAMA Cardiology. Written by Abraham Verghese, this deals with the battle between doppelganger hearts in and as a bed-side physician's perspective and how essential is maintaining a communication and establishing relationship with the patients. He concludes with a beautiful poem by E. Cummings, which … Continue reading I Carry Your Heart
Anatole Broyard, a famous writer in New York Times died of a urological cancer, and he wrote beautifully about his trials in a book, “Intoxicated by My Illness.”5 About his urologist, he says, “My doctor, he knows all there is to know about the prostate, but I cannot sit down and have a talk with him about … Continue reading Anatole Broyard
Women have always been a subject of generalization, stereotyping and misogynistic conduct and medical science has also not been left untouched of this. Even now, when almost 50% of medical students are females and women doctors have moved into previously untouched specialties like neurosurgery and orthopedic, current medical system continues to discriminate and typecast women … Continue reading JAMA: The unsuspected misogynist