Another NEJM Gem: The Doctor’s Dilemma

I always rather enjoy the narrative perspectives that the NEJM publishes every week, and some of those hit very close to my heart. The Doctor’s New Dilemma talks of how Modern Medicine today is facing away from the patient and into the computer screen. The author, Dr. Suzanne Koven, MD (you can follow her on twitter here), delves into how, in the hustle and bustle of … Continue reading Another NEJM Gem: The Doctor’s Dilemma

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Social Exclusion and Inclusion: A Primer

This was a write-up I did for an assignment as part of my Residency training. We have such “informally formal” assignments which are assigned to us in course of the intra-departmental seminars. Now there may well be a lot of mistakes in this (it is supposed to be a primer for me actually!) so please be a little kind when taking this down. Hope you … Continue reading Social Exclusion and Inclusion: A Primer

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Brown Bag Sessions: Food for Thought

We have been contemplating the concept of having a Brown Bag session once in two weeks in our department for quite a while now, and we set the ball rolling today with an attendance much healthier than I personally would have foretold. In the US, brown bag sessions are a common affair where, usually, over the lunch hour, an academic personality leads a discussion on … Continue reading Brown Bag Sessions: Food for Thought

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Talking to the Streets for Health: Street Theater as a Public Health Tool

Prior to coming to Delhi, I did not have much exposure to the power of the theater as a mode of dissemination of public health messages. It does sound strange when I put it that way because Kolkata, where I hail from, is a city with a vibrant theater culture. However, I just never got around to enjoy this particular form of the arts. It … Continue reading Talking to the Streets for Health: Street Theater as a Public Health Tool

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