Imagine yourself stuck in the hospital. Would you rather your doctors be well-rested, with a limit on how many hours they can work? Or would you rather they work longer shifts, seeing you through the critical hours of your illness and with fewer handoffs of your care?

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A Lesson on Life’s End

December 7, 2016

How one college class is rethinking doctor training. A new class at Columbia University envisions something different. The class, called Life at the End of Life, places students with medical aspirations — before they even apply to medical school — with patients at the Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center (TCC), a nursing home in Harlem

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Are they harmful or beneficial? Saad Anjum with some recent evidence and an interview with our Matthew DeCamp

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