The Grind Doesn’t Define You: Giving and Growing in a World of Negativity

It’s ironic that the medical field is arguably the most humane profession, yet we put our residents and physicians-in-training through such pain and suffering. A recent article by Dr. Pamela Wible noted that residents’ hours are “capped” at 28-hour shifts and 80-hour work weeks, which are equivalent to two full-time jobs. Recently, talking to an emergency medicine […]

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Welcome to the Common Sense Medicine Podcast

Do you want to know how to answer the big questions in the healthcare industry? Check in weekly with a college student on a mission to talk to healthcare professionals who have been answering these questions their entire lives. See what they have to say on Common Sense Medicine, a podcast which explores the future […]

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Dr. Behrouz Zand on the Healthcare system, The Good Life, and coping with failures in developing your career

Recently, I got a chance to sit down and talk to Dr. Behrouz Zand, a gynecologic oncologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center who regularly writes about the healthcare system and the well-being of physicians on his blog, Digital Antidote. He also contributes to the Houston Chronicle’s Gray Matters, a column where he writes about health […]

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