Saturday, November 21, 2020
Addressing The Range of Patient Beliefs About COVID-19
by Lyle Fettig ( @FettigLyle ) I’ve been thinking about my role as a physician in responding to skepticism about a range of COVID topics, ...
Friday, October 23, 2020
Chlorpromazine in Delirium FTW!
by Drew Rosielle ( @drosielle ) David Hui, Eduardo Bruera, and colleagues have published another important delirium trial out of MD Ander...
Monday, October 19, 2020
Patient Access to Notes is Coming! Is Palliative Care Ready?
by Christian Sinclair ( @ctsinclair ) Patients and families across the US are about to get a close look under the hood of electronic healt...
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Obstetrics and Gynecology Needs Palliative Care
by Nathan Riley "Can you all, please, just leave us alone?" One particular experience with the death of a newborn stands out in ...
Monday, September 21, 2020
Why Writing Down the Good Stuff Can Keep Out the Bad
by Michala Ritz and colleagues In today’s current world of social isolation and virtual EVERYTHING, it is easy to get sucked down an endle...
Monday, September 14, 2020
Moral Distress and COVID-19: Worlds Collide
by Vickie Leff ( @VickieLeff ) As a clinical social worker, I am often approached by my medical colleagues asking for support and a listen...
Monday, August 31, 2020
Book Review: "From Here To Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death" by Caitlin Doughty
by Jared Rubenstein ( @DrJRubenstein ) Caitlin Doughty is a mortician, funeral home owner, author, and activist who strives to instill mor...
Monday, July 13, 2020
Prioritizing in Palliative Medicine: Why Quality of Life Suffers with Racism
by Michelle Christopher @michellethedoc and Sonia Malhotra ( @SoniaMKhunkhun ) The silence was palpable. Two of us continued to speak ab...
Saturday, May 30, 2020
I see you. I'm grateful.
by Holly Yang ( @hollyby ) Thoughts as I drove to work at the hospital today: For people and families who stay 6 feet away and wear a mas...
Thursday, April 16, 2020
National Healthcare Decisions Day in the Era of COVID
by Emily Riegel ( @emriegel ) “Why did I keep stressing what was and was not normal, when nothing ... was?” -- Joan Didion, The Year of...
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