Sometimes, Empathy is hard

Sometimes, Empathy is hard

I understand. I’ve been there. 6th shift in a row, department is overcrowded, patients are upset, consultants are being rude, you’re cognitive and emotionally fatigued – it becomes easy for empathy and compassion to fade. The problem is that because...
Flow Hacks: The First two Hours

Flow Hacks: The First two Hours

In baseball, managers will often talk about “setting up an inning”. You know, if a player gets on base, they’ll send in a pinch runner and try to steal a base to advance a runner, and so on. Clinically, setting up a shift in your mind at the star and...
Healthcare’s Implicit Bias Problem

Healthcare’s Implicit Bias Problem

On an individual level, we all have implicit biases. It would be impossible to have a lived experience without having biases. They’re a product of our genetics, environment, opportunities, experiences etc. We develop blindspots that we are often unaware of...