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Why Wrong-site, Wrong-patient Medical Mistakes Happen

Did you ever think that when you check into the hospital for surgery you may end up missing a perfectly good kidney and your...

Ruth and Me: Medical School Reflections

by Patricia Pang At the core of the Doctoring Curriculum at Georgetown is the importance developing altruism and concern for each patient as a person,...

Man vs. Machine – who won?

By Dov Michaeli Here is a story that has eluded the headline writers of the financial press, but has intriguing social implication for the world...
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Ten Facts About Women and Hunger

Women make up slightly more than 50% of the world’s population but account for over 60% of the world’s hungry. It's time to do something about it.

Embryonic stem cell therapy–and no outrage?

By Dov Michaeli On October 4 Dr. Edwards, a 90 year old Cambridge physiologist, was awarded the Nobel prize in Physiology and Medicine for his...

Is Yoga Unchristian?

When a Baptist minister bans toddlers from a church hall because their yoga class is unchristian, it makes you wonder what that makes them so nervous?