making sense of writing books and agreeing to be studied
I’ve got into the homestretch of my masters thesis research, studying Twitter use among people living with advanced, metastatic, chronic, terminal, or incurable cancer. There are still some analyses left to do, but I’ve started to write (and write, and write, and write some more) as a way to begin making sense of it all.…
Make Footholds When You Don’t Have Dynamite
In working in healthcare, I’ve witnessed the systemic issues that work against you when you’re a patient. I’ve been frustrated by how little movement, if any, has been made to improve these issues since I came into the field 5 years ago. But slowly, as the months have gone by, I’ve acclimatized to the system.
Why Figure 1 app gets a thumbs down from me
When I heard the Figure 1 app described as “Instagram for doctors” and saw some of the sample photos on the app, I was torn. Sure, I can see the utility behind the app and it could certainly help in some rare cases. I also see the potential as a learning tool for other doctors.