This question appeared on Twitter this week: Should I be a doctor or an investor? If you want to do what doctors do day-to-day, you should go to medical school. If you don’t ... Continue Reading about Should I Be a Doctor or an Investor?
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This from Chrissy Farr at CNBC today, Why telemedicine has been such a bust so far. Billions of investment dollars have been poured into apps and websites that offer this virtual ... Continue Reading about Is Telemedicine Really a Bust?
Spend enough time in the tech infosphere and you’ll find that there’s no shortage of confidence in the ability of technology to make us better as humans. In fact, technology ... Continue Reading about To Be a Machine – Transhumanism as a Lens on the Modern Condition
I hear this a lot from young and mid-career physicians in the face of new information, “But I was trained to...” 'I was trained’ suggests knowledge and standards are static. The ... Continue Reading about The Danger of What Doctors Were Trained to Do
Recently Dr. Vinay Prasad published a Tweetorial covering why Twitter might be a better place for editorial commentary than a formal letter to the editor. This week Paul Sufka ... Continue Reading about The Tweetorial: Better Than a Letter to the Editor But as Good as a Blog Post?
CNBC technology reporter Chrissy Farr raised a question about doctrepreneurs on Twitter this week: What are your thoughts on the trend of high-quality doctors leaving medicine to ... Continue Reading about Doctrepreneurs and the Silicon Valley Brain Drain
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