Tag: doctors

How racist patients impact physicians of color

How racist patients impact physicians of color

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments November 18, 2019

Doctor Monica Peek was the attending physician for a patient with a serious condition. The patient refused care from Dr. Peek and her team and issued a written request for a “white” physician. “… that the primary thing on his mind was not his health and the well-being of himself and his family, but his […]

Is Doctor Mike the Sexiest Doctor on Social Media?

Is Doctor Mike the Sexiest Doctor on Social Media?

By Bryan Wright 42 Comments November 18, 2019

As doctors, the term “going viral” can mean so many things, it can mean running a fever, maybe you’ve got some cooties, or you’re an Internet sensation. Turns out Dr. Mikhail Varshavski knows about both. His name is Mikhail and he’s a medical doctor, but millions know him by his face. He’s Dr. Mike, otherwise […]

2011 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards

2011 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment November 17, 2019

When our patients are dying, they need us more than ever. We as a healthcare community cannot abandon them at that point. Often in medicine the patient’s voice and the family’s voice are never heard. Caring should be as much an integral part of medical student residency education as cure. Providing the very best pain […]

The culture war between doctors and midwives, explained

The culture war between doctors and midwives, explained

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments November 17, 2019

It’s one thing to lose our patients to doctors but to those charlatans? It makes me sick. That’s an episode of the Mindy Project, in which a fight brews between Mindy Lahiri – a doctor – and a midwifery practice. Midwives! Who the hell do you think you are? Let’s say I have a heart […]

Nurse Who Survived a Knife Attack Opens Up to The Doctors and Doctor Mike

Nurse Who Survived a Knife Attack Opens Up to The Doctors and Doctor Mike

By Bryan Wright 24 Comments November 17, 2019

The following program contains mature subject matter viewer discretion is advised There are true heroes of the ER and then there are those people who I believe are the ones who keep the ER running the ORS running and Those are our nurses, but sometimes in the blink of an eye They can quickly become […]

Physician Career Information : Physician Salary

Physician Career Information : Physician Salary

By Bryan Wright 58 Comments November 17, 2019

If you’re looking at a general practitioner, or someone who is practicing internal medicine, or family medicine, the average salary is about a hundred and fifty thousand dollars. Some people make less than that. Some of the surgical sub-specialties, make much more than that. When you’re starting out as a physician, it’s different, than when […]

Married to Medicine: Everyone Has a Problem with Lisa Nicole (Season 4, Episode 10) | Bravo

Married to Medicine: Everyone Has a Problem with Lisa Nicole (Season 4, Episode 10) | Bravo

By Bryan Wright 57 Comments November 17, 2019

With my issue with Heavenly, is you continuously go to a very raw area that I have asked you, and I said “please don’t go there” If you’ve ever dealt with infidelity, you know it’s a really painful thing. And then you find the strength to move on and forgive. I work every day to […]

Pharmaceutical Waste: A Healthcare Worker’s Guide

Pharmaceutical Waste: A Healthcare Worker’s Guide

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment November 16, 2019

It’s a beautiful day on the waters of Washington State, and that’s why we love it here. But under the surface things aren’t quite so nice. These fish are on drugs. Literally. Puget Sound’s salmon have been found with Prozac, Lipitor, and antibiotics galore. Some water samples in Washington contained a cocktail of 81 different […]

What is the best thing about working in pharmaceutical medicine?

What is the best thing about working in pharmaceutical medicine?

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment November 16, 2019

So for me pharmaceutical medicine kind of represents a variety of things in terms of how we use our medical knowledge, looking at patient and patient safety but also the kind of variety of the different aspects in terms of different stakeholders we can get involved with as well so within a company you’ll be […]

Married to Medicine: Lisa Nicole Hangs up on Dr. Heavenly (Season 4, Episode 12) | Bravo

Married to Medicine: Lisa Nicole Hangs up on Dr. Heavenly (Season 4, Episode 12) | Bravo

By Bryan Wright 42 Comments November 16, 2019

>>Oh it’s raining out here. Lord, where is Lisa? Jesus, this damn woman. [ringing] Where is this woman? >>Hello?>>Lisa, where are you? You know I’m at the radio station, we’re supposed to promote the thing. Where are you, you on your way? >>No, I’m still stuck in St. Louis. I can’t get on the flight, […]