An Unplanned Abortion: An Ethical Quandary

I am a big fan of Paul Levy’s Not Running A Hospital blog and have been moved by one of his recent posts. Here is a brief extract of his post: An OB/GYN doctor performed a hysterectomy on a patient in her 40’s for irregular bleeding and other problems. She had a long history of…

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MediQuiz 2011: An Overview

This was the first and last time me and my mate Parijat got to organize the MediQuiz which has been given a cult status by none other than Dr. Krishnendu Mukherjee, surgeon, and one of my mentors. This time we had planned it out such that there would be a smattering of different elements to…

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Conflicts of Interests: Through the Looking Glass

Since my last post on the issue of industry affiliation and authorship in the BMJ (read it here), I have been taking a look into the issue of conflicts of interest. And today, I came across this brilliant TED Talk by Dan Ariely: The main thing about this talk, and in general about conflict of…

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