The Practice of Medicine — Hazy or Invisible Lines

The Practice of Medicine — Hazy or Invisible Lines

The Practice of Medicine — Hazy or Invisible Lines Dr. Stephen Landy, MD, FAAN, FAHS The Practice of Medicine — Hazy or Invisible Lines Abstract Unforeseen twists and turns continue to affect the practice of medicine. These include the evolution of the electronic health record, the resource-based relative value scale, evaluation and management coding, and […]

Do Not Underestimate the Healing Power of Change

Do Not Underestimate the Healing Power of Change

Do Not Underestimate the Healing Power of Change By Dr. Divij Sharma, MBBS Bombay Hospital and Research, Mumbai, India Abstract Healthcare innovation begets a promising future. Despite its shortcomings, and more so during the COVID pandemic, the world’s healthcare infrastructure has much to offer on several fronts. Technology, artificial intelligence and digital acceleration will undoubtedly […]

Racism Is a Disease

Racism Is a Disease

Racism Is a Disease By Payton Kim Racism Is a Disease When addressing health disparities, it is easy to dismiss racial inequalities as a problem of only society, not of pathology. Yet I would challenge those in public health to not only condemn racism socially, but to also make an effort to analyze racism as […]

Black Lives Matter Protest in Portland, OR, USA

Black Lives Matter Protest in Portland, OR, USA

Black Lives Matter Protest in Portland, OR, USA By Tsechu Dolma Black Lives Matter Protest in Portland, OR, USA About the Author Tsechu Dolma Tsechu Dolma spent the first half of her life as a stateless Tibetan refugee in Nepal moving from one refugee camp to another. At eleven, Tsechu fled the civil war in […]

Shifting the Narrative … Subtly

Shifting the Narrative … Subtly

Shifting the Narrative…Subtly Interview by Dr. Yulin Hswen, University of San Francisco, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Edited by Siona Prasad Shifting the Narrative…Subtly   In a recent interview with Dr. Yulin Hswen, IDK challenged norms in education, in fashion, and in what is considered a flex in pop culture. Could IDK’s subtle, but unique […]

Sleep and Mental Health in Students

Sleep and Mental Health in Students

Sleep and Mental Health in Students By James Davis Sleep and Mental Health in Students Student mental health concerns are on the rise (Chirikov et al., 2020). Schools expanding mental health support do so amid regular questions of efficacy (Chamberlin, 2009). Despite many well-intended initiatives, mental health trends have not changed much over the years. […]