Can “sucking it up” harm you

The first time a patient happened to die under my sole care I had years of schooling and training under my belt. I knew the moment would come, but it still rocked my world.  I can still recall the details as if it happened this morning. I also remember going home that night feeling like […]

The Health of Healthcare Professionals: What You Don’t Know May Surprise You

CAN AN UNHEALTHY PHYSICIAN PROVIDE YOU THE BEST HEALTHCARE? The Atlantic reported on, “a Johns Hopkins University study [that] found physicians were less likely to talk to their patients about weight if they were overweight themselves.” Healthcare workers are charged with caring for, and optimizing the health outcomes of the population overall.  The work is […]