I have a friend who dogs me about declaring my ignorance in certain situations. During a team meeting about a research project there was mention of a software package that I should ... Continue Reading about Act Like You’ve Been There Before
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I recently filled in for a colleague who couldn’t make it to clinic. Families were given the option to reschedule but most were fine seeing me, the new doctor. Some of these ... Continue Reading about When Patients See a New Doctor
You don’t have to spend too much time on Twitter to find ideas about what people think medical students need to know. From health economics and climate change to value-based care ... Continue Reading about What Medical Students Need to Know – The Zero-Sum Curriculum
Last week on Twitter I watched a surgeon ask if it was okay to say that he loved to operate. But as a surgeon do you really need someone's permission to love surgery? A ... Continue Reading about Do You Need Permission to Love Surgery?
I needed a jacket and I wanted a fresh look. So I went to the Market Street Bonobos in The Woodlands, TX. I had never been there before. I read that they were doing things ... Continue Reading about What Bonobos Can Teach Us About Health Care
There’s a concept in manufacturing called tolerance. It’s the error allowed as part of the process of making stuff. Engineering tolerance is the permissible limit or limits of ... Continue Reading about Physician Tolerance and the Six Sigma Clinic
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With a mashup of curated and original content that crosses the spaces of digital health, media, communication, technology, patient experience, digital culture, and the humanities, 33 charts offers unique insight and analysis on the changing face of medicine.
Founded in 2009 as a center of community and thought leadership for the issues doctors face in a digital world, 33 charts was included in the National Library of Medicine permanent web archive in 2014.