This slide was presented by Dr.Serge Melanson at the approved CME, “Navigating the Minefield Within.” It shows how our speech can reveal our doubt about an opinion or competence and how these expressions of doubt reflect in our decisions (or lack-thereof):
This algorithm was first called “An algorithm for Heightened Reptilian Attachment.” To know oneself is to know the reptile within, that is to know when we are more rushed, more egoistic, more apathetic, more error prone. This is the holy grail of self-reflection and the physician, using this algorithm, can access how in tune, how […]
Robbie Burns on seeing a louse on a lady’s bonnet in church realized the value of being able to see ourselves as others see us.
O would someone the gift to give me
to see myself as other see me,
It would from many a blunder free me?
So, What is Self-Knowledge? […]
Is Navigating the Minefield Within evidence based?
Earlier we shared with you some of the excellent positive feedback and praise the first-run of our CME course Navigating the Minefield Within, now we share a constructive criticism we received as part of the feedback process:
I would have liked Navigating the Minefield Within to have been […]
On November the 9th, we, Drs. Allison Dysart, Gary Duguay, Serge Melanson and myself presented the course “Navigating the Minefield Within” to family physicians, emergency room physicians and a respirologist,” at the Chateau Moncton, NB. We eagerly share the responses to CME Navigating the Minefield Within which we received.
Firstly, the presenters wish to acknowledge […]
Melanie Slavitch, the Submission and Peer Review Coordinator for the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), informed me that the CMAJ will review Medicine, Mistakes and the Reptilian Brain and possibly be featuring the text in one of their upcoming book features in an early 2014 journal.
I am striving to be a Stoic […]
Dr. Allison Dysart of the Sackville Memorial Hospital presented Einstein’s equation below during the recent CME accredited course “Navigating the Minefield Within”. The equation suggests that the more knowledge the less ego or that the more knowledge, the less need there is to shore up one’s self-esteem.
Einstein’s equation about Knowledge and Ego […]
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- Meditate on death to live more fully.
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- Ivan Illyich’s Doctors treat his disease but neglect him.
- The Elephant in the Dark House
- “Needless” Mr. Lemond’s reflection on end of life gasping for breath.
- We see what we expect to see.
- The ageless conquest of oneself
- The Inner Game of Golf- of Medicine
- What advice would you give to a medical student?
- “That was a curious incident – the corneal abrasion did not pain.
- Poems to jolt when humanity has flat-lined in the hosptial
- Heard at a Journal Club On “the Difficult Encounter”
- Brochure for upcoming CME event: Staying Tuned La Malbaie, May 8th, 2016
- Staying Tuned CME May 8th at La Malbaie QC
- Percocet (oxycodone): This White Collar Heroin is a dog collar. Who will escape?
- Is Cynicism pernicious to your health?
- Should the privileged get privileged care?
- Antoine Saint de Exupery (or The Carpenter and his Block of Wood)
- Heartsink is a better term than Difficult Patient?
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