The Humans of Medicine

Inspiring Patient and Physician Stories

Every issue of Physician Outlook features ordinary and extraordinary patients and physicians who tell their stories. The overuse of data-driven and algorithm-rich practices often leaves both patient and healer unsatisfied and unhappy. We must never lose our humanity in medicine, and these stories show us why.

The Biome Squad

This issue of Physician Outlook highlights just some of the exciting research that was presented at the historic and exclusive ...

In Search of Empathy

Empathy is the ability to be affected by another person’s misfortune and the willingness to sacrifice on their behalf ...

Failure to Communicate

Practicing good medicine requires a healthy understanding of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pathology and all the other components of the medical ...

Let the Buyer Beware

Healthcare comes at a cost, are you aware of the financial side effects? Whether you’re a consumer or a ...