ZDoggMD has company. Another physician rapper is in our midst: emergency medicine resident Christopher Hahn, over at the EMC. Here's one about diagnosing cardiac tamponade by ultrasound. I heart the rhymes!
Dr. Genevieve Yates is a family physician is Australia. While while visiting friends in Los Angeles, her partner was hit and killed while out jogging.
In her words:
Since he died, I’ve been trying to find things that are positive and helpful to make a very horrible situation feel a little less senseless. One of these is raising awareness of the dangers of unfit drivers on the road.
I put together a Pecha Kucha talk to ...
Dr. Ayan Panja is resident doctor for BBC World News. In this TEDx talk, he shares his passion for generalism, which is something that is progressively less valued in the modern world. He argues that the need for generalists is still strong and looks at the ways in which generalists do things differently to specialists (not just in medicine).
Kelley Johnson's monologue from the 2016 Miss America competition was poignant and powerful. The hosts at The View chose to mock it instead. Dr. Mike Sevilla provides a spark to help set the record straight:
What are the lessons here? First, do not, do not, do not, mess with nurses. Second, you really have to be careful what you say on live television these days, because with social media, ...
It's time to celebrate diversity in surgery with the #ILookLikeASurgeon hashtag.
Inspired by surgery resident Heather Logghe, who says it best: "As women surgeons, whether we are in our first year of training or an emeritus professor, it's most important that we ourselves believe we 'look' like surgeons. Because we do."
And it's taken off.
Below is a continuously-updated Storify of this movement.
Spread the word!
You need to watch ZDoggMD's latest. This is one of the most powerful videos you'll see. Ever.
From ZDoggMD himself: "Here’s Ain’t The Way To Die, based on the Eminem and Rihanna masterpiece Love The Way You Lie. It’s the first video we’ve made that is not funny -- well, that is not funny on purpose, in any case. We initially planned to use blatant comedy to break down taboos around the process ...
Healthcare Not Fair is a web series taking a satirical look at our dysfunctional health system. Taken from the perspective of the beleaguered physician, real-life internist Waqas Khan shows you why the American dream for physicians is threatened now, more than ever. (Warning: Explicit language.)
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