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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A patient undergoing a colonoscopy pressed “record” on his smartphone before being sedated, hoping to capture instructions from his physicians after the procedure. What he heard instead was shocking: “In addition to their vicious commentary, the doctors discussed avoiding the man after the colonoscopy, instructing an assistant to lie to him, and then placed a false diagnosis on his chart.”
The incident cost his …
Want to learn about sepsis? This video from the residents at UCLA-Kern Medical Center teaches you, Justin Timberlake style.
Get your sepsy on!
Medical schools across the country are embracing simulated and virtual patients to train medical students. Drexel University and the University of Florida use a device called Patrick, “a simulated patient that talks to medical students while offering real-time feedback about the virtual prostate exam he’s receiving.”
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Saurabh Sinha is a medical student who gave this fantastic talk about appreciating the present moment, and asking what more you can do. Both physicians and medical students can learn from this engaging talk.
Did you know that Peter Yarrow, of Peter, Paul & Mary, sang the Colonoscopy Song? You do now, and here it is.
Ever wonder what patients think of when you see them in the hospital? Here’s the answer, in this powerful video from the Cleveland Clinic.
ZDoggMD’s take on prescription drug abuse, set to Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space.” The comments from the video are all over: Is it, as one commenter notes, “a genuine reflection of the issue of drug-seeking patient behavior,” or, “offensive to people who are truly suffering”? You decide.
Dan Roman gives a powerful account on what it’s like to live with depression, performing at the 2015 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational. Sometimes, words can’t explain it. In this case, poetry can.
What’s the first year of medical school like? Students at Washington University School of Medicine show you in “First Year Funk.” Enjoy.
Medical student Benjamin Romney created this video for a senior project. It highlights the diverse aspects of a career in family medicine. An inspiration to anyone considering the field.
Jimmy Kimmel gets doctors to say how they really feel about the anti-vaccine movement. It’s about f’n time.
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