How Paul Kalanithi’s widow helped turn his memoir, ‘When Breath Becomes Air,’ into a best seller

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What do they say about our health system? A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association concludes that 27 percent of medical students around the world exhibit symptoms of depression and 11 percent have thought of taking their own lives. Equally troubling is the fact that, among students experiencing depressive symptoms, only 16 percent seek psychiatric treatment

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Dementia has been slowly stealing Ruth Perez’s memory and thinking ability for 20 years. Her daughter, Angela Bobo, recalled when it was clear that her mother was never going to be the same

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Calling for an “unwavering focus on the primacy of patient welfare,” our Matt DeCamp and Kevin Riggs urge careful consideration of how the concept of high-value care should be integrated in medical education

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First in a series of Q&A’s on projects within the JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics Program. Erik Helzer and Andrew Talle’s project asks “When is specialized training ‘worth it’?”

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After consultations with the research community, Fogarty launched a bioethics research and training program in 2000 aimed at building capacity in Africa and other low- and middle-income countries. Since then, hundreds of academics, scientists and health officials have developed expertise to address the issues affecting their populations in the context of their own culture and research environment

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High School student Rachel Stosur spent the summer with the Berman Institute as an intern and had the opportunity to shadow some of our clinical faculty. She writes about these experiences

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Trying to gain an advantage over your opponent is as old as sport itself. But what’s considered fair and unfair is often up for debate

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