This week when doctors weighed in on the escalating gun crisis the NRA suggested, 'stay in your lane.’ So then there were petitions, #thisisOURlane and images of blood-soaked trauma room floors. What the NRA doesn’t realize is that doctors increasingly don’t have a lane. Once restricted under the fluorescent glare of small exam rooms, physicians now are part of a ... Continue Reading about Stay in Your Lane – What the NRA Doesn’t Know About Doctors
I keep an archive of every biography I have ever created or used. There are dozens of them. I have short bios and long bios. I have bios skewed toward writing and others that reflect aspects of my academic work. These bios show that over the course of my career my trajectory, focus and story have evolved. The biography is how we want to be seen While my biography is ... Continue Reading about Biography Timeline – The Story of a Career in Evolution
I woke up this morning facing the first of three days of weekend coverage. Two perfectly spaced calls overnight cut my sleep in 3. It was a morning that I could use some good vibes. MedTwitter and its stream of angry agendas So, like most mornings, I reach for MedTwitter to see what my peers think is important. Thumb flicking through I find a stream overrun with ... Continue Reading about Positive MedTwitter
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 advances coupled with this confidence has spawned the transhumanism movement. This is... ...a movement predicated on the conviction that we can and should use technology to control the future ... Continue Reading about To Be a Machine – Transhumanism as a Lens on the Modern Condition
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 riffed on the ANA. Interesting ideas and a new and interesting use of Twitter. Long-form Twitter is the spawn of its move to 280 character tweets and our ability to daisy chain them in new ... Continue Reading about The Tweetorial: Better Than a Letter to the Editor But as Good as a Blog Post?
Check out the Health MedTech SXSW Super Guide for 2019. This year's updated edition. Headed to SXSW 2018? I've done the heavy lifting by curating a super list of the best health care talks and events at SXSW interactive. Think of it as the ultimate guide for the health care power user. If you’ve not done Health SXSW you’re in for a treat. SXSW is the original ... Continue Reading about Health SXSW 2018 | The 33 charts Super Guide