Women across different generations face different challenges, each paving a path for the young women following them. We are currently raising a generation of girls that will hopefully not experience the glass ceiling many of us have faced.
When I was very young, I wanted to be a zookeeper. Not because I had a strong yen for biology or a desire to clean up after elephants, but because I was deeply indignant that going to the zoo only meant looking, not touching.
While independent physicians are very much not mermaids, the myths surrounding them nonetheless damage perceptions and relationships.
Many times, despite our best intentions, there is a disconnect between the communication and actions we put in place to provide discharge/post visit clarity, and we miss the mark in the eyes of our patients.
In 2016, global tech ethnographer Tricia Wang spoke at TEDxCambridge on “thick data”—the precious, unquantifiable insights gleaned from speaking with actual people.
How should we script conversations with patients?