Recently, I sat through my school’s annual match and career talk. First and second years’ talks were titled, “Match 101 and 102” respectively. I dutifully paid attention, but I remember thinking to myself that picking a specialty, rank order listing, and matching were a long while away. Thus, for the preclinical years, I was happy […]
Is widespread video recording of patient encounters in the future of care?
The developed world seems to be consistently moving down the path of increased recording and surveillance of almost everything; an interesting question is when will this start to extend into clinical care? Obviously, revelations of US government intelligence capabilities have been extremely controversial, with obvious references made to Orwell’s 1984. However, somewhat in opposition to […]
I recently learned that one of my friends, who just graduated from medical school, died in a car accident. When I read the news, it shocked me, and had me my body and mind frozen for a few seconds. He was a great student, and would have made a great practicing physician. I just could […]