How is it that some of the smartest people in the world can fall victim to infidelity? For two reasons: the relative attribution error & the mere exposure effect. The relative attribution error states that what we think of as fixed character traits aren’t fixed at all. They’re relative to the situation. You’re honest. But you’re not are … Continue reading How Affairs Happen in Medicine
Why is it that once people become paid for things that they used to do for free, they can never return to the former? Dan Ariely may the answer. The MIT professor has been researching behavior economic for years. One of the things he’s sought an answer to is some of the fundamental motivations of … Continue reading Market Economy vs Social Economy
Sepsis is like Jello. Its kinda hard to describe to someone the first time and it generally can take the shape of what ever container is made for it. Here’s a great picture to help put sepsis into a meaningful definition. It’s a good place to start when you’re first learning the subject.
LifeRounds Intern Survival Guide LIFEROUNDS INTERN SURVIVAL GUIDE Sometimes intern year can hit you like a nor’easter. We’re here to help with this FREE intern survival manual. Please see the disclaimer below before considering using any information in the treatment of a patient. Disclaimer: this is meant to be a helpful teaching tool. Medical decisions … Continue reading Intern Survival Guide
We’ve never met you. But you’re going to make an awesome attending one day. Not because of where you are now, but because of where you’re trying to go. You’re going to make it. And you need to believe that. There are enough voices out there telling you you’re a failure or not as good … Continue reading You need to hear something: You’re going to make it.
Imagine if you will for a moment an island about ten square miles in size. You find yourself stranded there but luckily you’re not alone. Just before being stuck, you got to pick any three people you choose to be with you there. But, before you choose consider these things. Life on the island will … Continue reading Why Character Development Matters: Who trumps what every single time