Being Well — Our writers rise to the occasion
Being Well received some amazing content in the past few days. Here, we share our favorites.
In times of crisis, heroes emerge. Leaders lead. Where many see adversity, others find opportunities. In every city, strangers united to use their gifts and talents to help #stopthespread. MacArthur Medical Center shares a story to remind all of us that the best of humanity is always right around the corner.
This article by Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa was 4X curated in SOCIETY, RACE, HEALTH, and EQUALITY. He calls out physicians to do what we can to address the systemic racism in our society. Healthcare is not immune to the virus or racial disparities.
His name was Juan. He was not just a DOA. He had a family. Michael Burg, MD’s powerful narrative takes us inside the trauma center. Required physician detachment is suddenly disrupted when a junior resident finds the patient’s family photo.
We all want to get out of the house and find something to do this summer. Alison Escalante MD helps break down the risks of various activities in the MUST READ article for the summer
Unused pharmaceuticals are potential health and environmental disasters. Lisa Bradburn’s article was curated in ADDICTION.
Physicians do not always take care of our own needs. We need to. We are human as Carmen Fong, MD shares this personal anecdote reflecting on her own humanity.
Psychiatrist Dr. Grant H Brenner explains the relationship between narcissistic personalities and processing pain.
The mental effects on the pandemic on healthcare providers is an incredibly important topic. Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa contributed this heartfelt story reminding us of our limitations.
Medical student, Jesse Smith’s article was curated in CORONAVIRUS explaining ECMO and its role in treatment.
Our friend in Turkey Eden Kunter continues her international perspective reminding us we are all in this together.
Walking around my neighborhood, I see many still have not accepted the message that masks reduce the spread of COVID-19. We thank Abu Bakar Pasha for the reminder
Child and adolescent mental health physician Dr. Aisha Sanober Chachar shares insight into her writing process. Applying the scientific method she shares the three P’s: 3Ps: Perseverance, Practice, and Paying attention.
Dr. Jeff Livingston had one article curated in HEALTH.