India’s Mob Problem

By SAURABH JHA, MD Recently, my niece gingerly confided that she was going to study engineering rather than medicine. I was certain she’d become a doctor – so deep was her love for biology and her deference to our family tradition. But she calculated, as would anyone...

Sexism vs. Cultural Imperialism

By SARAH HEARNE As I was getting ready for bed last night a friend shared a tweet that immediately caught my attention. Excuse me?! 🤯https://t.co/2h6bvTd0B7 pic.twitter.com/KpeXZt14NY — Dr Sammy (@sbattrawden) June 25, 2019 The tweet was of a paper that has just...

DANGER! COURSE CORRECTION ALERT!

By JOE FLOWER A hot take on healthcare in the Democratic debate: They’re doing it wrong. Healthcare is not a reason to choose between the Democratic candidates.  They are all for greater access and in some way to cover everyone, which is great.  None of their plans...

Can we move on?

By CHADI NABHAN MD, MBA, FACP Every so often, my cynical self emerges from the dead. Maybe it’s a byproduct of social media, or from following Saurabh Jha, who pontificates about everything from Indian elections to the Brexit fiasco. Regardless, there are times when...

A Rose by Another Name

By SAURABH JHA, MD Can we reduce over diagnosis by re-naming disease to less anxiety-provoking makes? For example, if we call a 4.1 cm ascending aorta “ecstasia” instead of “aneurysm” will there be less over-treatment? In this episode of Radiology Firing Line Podcast,...