The Future of This Blog

Someone once commented on this blog’s heading*. “Reader, traveler, politics, medical student…” they mused, “Are you sure you’re in the right field of study?” For a second, I thought they were joking. But they weren’t. I had spent enough time wrestling with my career choice. Suggesting that it was a poor one did not dissuadeContinue reading “The Future of This Blog”

Confidentiality in the Era of Social Media

Grey’s Anatomy S07E13: Dr Miranda Bailey has a twitter feed which she uses to educate medical students across the nation about Dr Bailey’s cases and surgeries. The patients involved have given consent, but when the Chief of Surgery discovers it, his orders are to shut it down until he has been able to investigate possibleContinue reading “Confidentiality in the Era of Social Media”