If you like to write (or read), then multimedia storytelling is likely in your future. Tracy Granzyk MS, of Educate the Young, shares her favorites from the NYTimes 2013: The Year in Interactive Storytelling
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A recent @NYTimesWell post, Teaching Doctors the Art of Negotiation, by Dhruv Khullar (@DhruvKhullar), a dual degree candidate at Yale School of Medicine and Harvard Kennedy School, is a call to further arms on this specific communication skill so few receive formal training in–especially in medicine.
Until someone creates an app with a more efficient way to sort the wheat from the proverbial chaff, grabbing the lastest best seller or classic novel can not only provide an escape from the onslaught of information, but also a rewiring of the brain, according to a recent @Fast Company article, Why You Should Read More Novels, by @shaunacysays.
What do Star Trek, Motorola, Stephen Spielberg, Minority Report, Raytheon, @ElonMusk, @JonFavreau, and Iron Man (the movie) have in common? All are examples of how science can influence fiction, and fiction can influence science.
Caregivers at the frontlines consistently put considerable energy into achieving the highest quality, safest care possible for their patients in the face of considerable economic pressure and evolving healthcare models. We expect so much from our caregivers, and they far too often extend themselves beyond what is healthy–physically, emotionally and mentally–to meet the growing demands of the new healthcare.
More and more, research is showing that stories designed with classic story structure have the power to move mountains–and us–by altering brain chemistry, and as a result, behavior.
Sometimes, good storytelling needs only a few words–or none at all.
The Doctors Company Foundation is partnering with the Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation to offer The Doctors Company Foundation Young Physicians Patient Safety Award. The award will recognize young physicians for “their deep personal insight into the significance of patient safety work.”
In healthcare, we know teamwork is one key to safer care yet the adoption of interdisciplinary healthcare teams remains a work in progress across the country.
I continue to enjoy following all the quality and patient safety work being led across the country by resident physicians.