Red Pants Revolution for Lifelong Learning Day!

So I’ve designated today as Red Pants Revolution for Lifelong Learning Day (RPRLLD). I’m wearing my red pants to work and I’ve got a few items to discuss in honor of this new holiday. First of all, I wanted to make sure everybody has read Dr. George Dawson’s post on 10/27/13, mainly because he outlines the political dimensions […]

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My Post on Humanizing Medicine Blog of Arnold P. Gold Foundation!

Note: The Gold Foundation links in this post were broken and had to be updated because the Arnold P. Gold Foundation is rebranding itself and has a redesigned web site. If you’re looking for something else, you can try searching from the main page.–J.A. 11/17/2016 I just had to shout out that the Humanizing Medicine […]

Are Doctors Just Rude?

My wife pointed out this CNN article about how resident doctors are just plain rude. The writer cites a media report on a Johns Hopkins study which comments on the study findings, which point to medical interns not doing basic things like introducing themselves to patients, sitting down to talk them eye-to-eye despite research showing […]

Participate in a Study On Recognizing Delirium Using Video-Monitoring

So I got this very intriguing email about a invitation to participate in a delirium study on diagnosing delirium using a method involving video monitoring and wrist actigraphy in the intensive care unit (ICU). The announcement came from the European Delirium Association (EDA) and sprang from a poster presentation at the recent EDA conference in Leuven, Belgium. […]

Free Psychiatry Online Journal: Respectable Venue

Well, I think we’re probably pretty close to deciding on the venue for the free online journal club for psychiatrists. Therefore, we’re going to officially close the survey. There were only 10 responses and the results are below: Given the results, it may come as a surprise to some that we lean toward using LinkedIn […]