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Autonomy and Motivation for the Healthcare Workforce

I recently discovered the New England Journal of Medicine podcast Not Otherwise Specified. In full transparency, I have ...


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Autonomy and Motivation for the Healthcare Workforce

Implicit vs Explicit Bias in Healthcare: A Crash C ...

We all have it—bias, that is. It affects how we interact with others and our relationships, including our ability to d ...

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When a Window Is More Than Just Something We Look ...

I am sure you have heard the phrase “window of time” applied to many different aspects of life. I’m also sure you' ...

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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Our Next Gr ...

In 1935, the great British mathematician Alan Turing described a math machine that had limitless capabilities of solving ...

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Primary Hyperoxaluria: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, ...

PH PathophysiologyPrimary hyperoxalurias (PHs) are rare and caused by a genetic defect of glycolate metabolism in which ...

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Sexual Health in Patients With Rheumatic Disease: ...

It is not easy to ask our patients about sexual health and functioning. The European Alliance of Associations for Rheuma ...

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Hope Tempered With Reality

"We don't want to lose hope or let Mom think we don't believe she'll get better." For palliative care providers like mys ...

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How Much News Is Too Much News?

With the COVID-19 pandemic and influx of global interest in current events, many people started consuming—or start ...

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Is Gardening Good for Your Health?

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people spend much more time at home. One of the at-home activities that gaine ...

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Toxic Culture and Driving Meaningful Change

I have recently taken an increased interest in podcasts. One of my favorites is Brené Brown's Dare to Lead series. In ...

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