Children, families, communities and schools are being harmed. High stakes testing and accountability-based reforms undermine our democracy and do not work.
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Medicine has always been grounded in humanitarian ideals, as reflected in codes of ethics. The humanitarian roots of American medicine are evident in our many hospitals named for saints.
Hippocrates is turning over in his grave.
As true professionals, business leaders must accept their responsibility to create real, sustainable value.
Usually, when one thinks of torture or cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment, prisoners--not patients-- come to mind. The mistreatment of detainees i...
That an anesthesiologist could be on tour with Michael administering propofol is both baffling and repugnant. The King of Pop was effectively anaesthetized every night, while our profession was asleep at the wheel.
According to astrology, which was developed as a tool to understand the cycles of the seasons, now is the best time in 250 years to transform the health care institutions.
How can a vulnerable physician resist the temptation to "bend the rules" for these "tabloid elites?"
This letter speaks eloquently to an issue critical to the administration and the conduct of our society.
Simply releasing the documents about their embrace of torture has further soiled Bush and Cheney's legacy. But whether that is punishment enough is another matter.
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