The Last Act of the night: “The First Day” by Larissa Lam and Only One
The Brilliant Ten: Michael Habib Uncovers The Secrets Of Pterosaurs
His techniques reveal how these schoolbus-sized reptiles were able to fly, and could help engineers design better parachutes and hang gliders.
Dr. Habib: One of best faculty teachers. He spent countless hours last year teaching us medical students the relationships and peculiarities of the human body’s interior… And in his free time, he digs up giant dinosaur bones! Or maybe I got that switched backwards…
16 Doctors On The Dumbest Patients They Have Ever Treated
Turns out a lot of people don’t know how the human body works. Anecdotes by people claiming to be medical practitioners on this discussion thread .
Horrifying, then Sad, then Cute
Inside Stories: Medical Student Experiences – in-Training
As I sat there at [the conference] LEAPS, witnessing medical students experiencing what I myself had experienced time and again–that relationships and wisdom come from baring one’s soul – I began to envision a way to enable more students to engage in this powerful narrative process. The seeds for my oral narratives podcast project Inside Stories: Medical Student Experiences were planted. I wanted to hear more student stories about the path to medicine, about struggles and triumphs, roadblocks and dreams. Through sharing over the course of that week, the students gained clarity and catharsis, and fostered who remain in touch to this day.
Personal stories from Medical Students.
The idea behind this podcast collection: http://whendoctorsdontlisten.blogspot.com/2014/09/guest-narrative-medicine-inside-stories.html
Suicide prevention group saves 500th life on Fukui cliffs - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun
FUKUI—Four years after a voice on the radio brought him out of despair, Tatsuya Nakamura prevented a suicidal man from jumping off a cliff, the 500th life saved by a nonprofit organization.
I wonder what the long term outcomes of these interventions are. Do the people who are “saved” stay “saved”?