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Shara Yurkiewicz
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Being the bad guy with good intentions. Being sorry.

http://blogs.plos.org/thismayhurtabit/2012/12/07/being-sorry/
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your so agely
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When Arunachalam Muruganantham decided he was going to do something about the fact that women in India can't afford sanitary napkins, he went the extra mile: He wore his own for a week to figure out t...
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5 am and I read/watched every last drop. Worth it, worth it. In-depth and powerful. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/26/us/navigating-love-and-autism.html?ref=todayspaper
For Jack Robison and Kirsten Lindsmith, both of whom fall on the autism spectrum, being in a relationship together has created a unique set of comforts and challenges.
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I just read an unexpected reaction to this article: http://socialistscum.tumblr.com/post/14841257689/white-supremacy-autism

It's not actually about white supremacy, just racism, so kind of a misleading link. But still an interesting commentary on the intersection of race and the treatment of autism.
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Some lively Twitter banter has arisen this evening regarding the practice of sharing PDFs of scientific articles when one does not have personal or institutional access. Specifically, some among my st...
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Attention lonely Internet lurkers, there are girls out there who totally "get" our internet humor and still love us! Like Audrey, the lovely girl in this video who was proposed to by her boyfriend Tim...
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Me too - I'm totally crying over this!
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From +Ilana Yurkiewicz Bad doctors and bad habits.

"Sometimes, when we are fortunate enough to have patients visit our classrooms and share their stories with us, a handful of students are more entranced by emails or text messages. Granted, these students are the exception, not the norm. And granted, they have been called out. I’ve seen another classmate tap one of the computer users and tell him bluntly to cut it out. Our professors have called them out too, with one recently saying, “it’s very easy to be high and mighty about those ‘other’ doctors who aren’t sensitive to patients... but if you’re the person who’s on your laptop while the patient is here telling us about [his or her] condition, you are that person.”

http://www.ilanayurkiewicz.com/2011/12/on-becoming-bad-doctor.html
"Bad doctors" and bad habits. “So. Why did you choose medicine?” During the first few weeks of medical school, this question came up a lot in the context of getting to know our fellow classm...
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I think that the key here is 'habits'. They are patterns of behaviour that may have been conscious at some point but some where along the way they become immovable without an active choice. Good habits... great! Poor habits... BAD!

A doctor googling for a new gun during a consult is dodgy. Doing this at most consultations is disgraceful. Dismissing patients concerns routinely is just as bad.

I am not a Dr. I am a Nurse. I have worked with some wonderful Dr and some shameful excuses for humans as Drs. I know they have bad days and good, just like everyone. It is when the bad behaviour does not correlate with the bad days but every day that they should be called out and shamed for what is a habit.

I have become cynical. I will call them out now. I don't care about their feelings too much any more. I care about my patients, sometimes more than they do or are able to express as they are ill and vulnerable.

Honestly, behaviour really is communication. If what you do, repeatedly, communicates that you have somewhere better to be, something better to do or your are too important to care... get the hell out of medicine. Don't inflict your personal conflict or lack of empathy on the ill and their families. If you began not caring you made the wrong career choice. If you have lost your concern, you need a break to rebuild.

Rant over.
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Seriously, r/atheism. You're awful.
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"Use caution - One does not simply walk to Mordor"
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Hmm. They seem to have added that since this started circulating. I'm getting that they're in London.
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I still don't think anything beats feminist Ryan Gosling.
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Work
Employment
  • Various publications
    Freelancer, 2010 - present
  • Public Library of Science
    Network Blogger, 2011 - present
  • Virtual Mentor (American Medical Association)
    Guest Editor, 2011 - 2011
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Researcher, 2011 - 2011
  • Medscape
    Medical Student Blogger, 2010 - 2011
  • Hastings Center
    Editorial Intern, 2010 - 2010
  • The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health
    Research Associate, 2009 - 2010
  • Los Angeles Times
    Science/Health Reporter, 2009 - 2009
  • Discover Magazine
    Editorial Intern, 2008 - 2008
  • Yale School of Medicine
    Researcher, 2006 - 2009
  • Columbia University Medical Center
    Researcher, 2003 - 2005
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Boston, MA
Previously
Woodmere, NY - New Haven, CT - Los Angeles, CA - Washington, DC - Garrison, NY
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Introduction
Medical student by day... 
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medical student by night.
Bragging rights
The first time I tested a patient's bicep strength, I gave him a perfect score. He had a degenerative muscle disease. Turns out I'm just incredibly weak.
Education
  • Harvard Medical School
    2010 - present
  • Yale College
    Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, 2005 - 2009
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