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Intelligence on the move

Physician poetry, podcasts, audiobooks. Short but sweet things that make us smarter.

Physicians’ time is limited. Most of us were avid readers when we were younger, but now long for the days when we could lounge around and binge-read our favorite novel, or spend all day on Sundays reading the New York Times. We are lucky these days if we can keep up with what is going on within our specialties, as many of us find our journals stacking up in the corner of our bathrooms. We will also let you know what’s trending for non-physicians (so that you will know what’s trending in the patient world).

The Journey of a Million Lives

Endless rows of yellow door caddies signifying isolation COVID rooms up to the horizon. Choose your Horizons wisely.

2020 #ColorBrave Summer

Dr. Wust-Smith's recommendations for some summer fun: family-friendly, racially important movies to watch together on your own outdoor "big ...

I Can’t Breathe

A poem inspired by the breathlessness of George Floyd, written from the soul by a pediatrician.

Confessions Of A (Recovering) Color Coward

Physician Outlook's founder and publisher takes a long, hard look at her own thoughts and views and personal experiences ...

The Scope of Practice Podcast

Helping Your Patients Is What You Love Most. But Putting On Your White Coat Comes With Many Other Responsibilities, Most ...

Operation Reclaim

A Short Story. Original artwork by the author's very talented 16 year old daughter Alexis Ghansah.

Healing The Healer

As physicians, as healers, we spend the majority of our days taking care of others. Picture is the work of ...

From Medicine To Ministry: Coming Out of The Closet

A physician's own "coming out" as a minister during COVID-19. Original artwork by an Italian participant of one of ...

COVID-19 The Evolution of a Pandemic

Lockdowns, quarantines, and measures of social distancing have become the new normal as the world makes a concerted effort to ...