By Jeremy GerberCrying is often a healthy way to express and release emotions, and it should not be stigmatized as shameful, even in front of a medical professional. Rather, I should welcome the emotional openness of my patients.
Jan 25 2017
By Caleb HuberHealthcare in the USA should address the mental health needs of our patients!
Jan 17 2017
By Caleb HuberSiloam Health stands in a unique place in the landscape of the American health system as a primary care clinic for the uninsured. Shouldn’t our healthcare system be emphasizing quality care for these, the ones who need it most?
By Jeremy GerberEighty nations speaking seventy languages funnel into Nashville through the doors of Siloam Health, the non-profit clinic where I am currently undergoing primary care training
By Jeremy GerberHome visits have an immense value in the refugee population to increase patient education and compliance with treatment and allow providers to assess and overcome barriers to care that result from lack of resources in the home.
Jan 17 2017
By Caleb HuberIs it possible that we have more to learn from the joys, the talents, the sorrows, the perspective, and the determination of those from other countries?
UNFPA has seen thousands of examples of smart, courageous, effective and positive change, from girls saving their peers from child marriage to young people dreaming up wildly new solutions to age-old problems. Here are 10 New Year’s resolutions inspired by real people who are working every day to change the world.
Dec 16 2016
Bill Frist, MDYesterday Americans woke up to news of a new president-elect: Donald J. Trump. The immediate question for those whose lives focus around lifting the health of individual Americans is, “What does this mean for health care in America?”
At the heart of the answer is uncertainty. Trump is an “unknown unknown” when it comes to deep, thoughtful health policy. He has excelled in many fields, but at best he personally has only dabbled in the field of health care, which accounts for a fifth of our overall economy and affects literally every American. So, to begin to answer the question, we can only start with what he has said on the campaign trail and the bare-boned, seven-point “plan” on his website and conjecture from there.
A recent report from the Kaiser Family Foundation's research in Disparity Policy. Health and Health Care for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs).