Room For Growth In Doctors Facing The Tough Stuff

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A few weeks ago, STAT News released two closely related opinion pieces. One discussed how doctors need to be more transparent and honest about mistakes and near misses, and another had put forward that they need to be better trained to speak…

Becoming Ever More Human in the Looming Age of AI

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“I want to suggest that one of the worries about robots that you hear about a lot—and it’s a legitimate worry—is that robots are going to take our jobs.” Kevin Kelly, sat comfortably on a common stool, drops this quasi-dystopian…

Creativity and the Power of Place

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Alexis de Tocqueville once wrote, “People get the government they deserve” (something we might be thinking long and hard about after this election season is over). In a twist, former NPR international correspondent Eric Weiner makes the…

Small (May Be) The New Big

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When the highly appealing “Always #Likeagirl” campaign was awarded the PR Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this past June, it appeared to bode well for PR’s emergence as a true creative force with a well-earned…

Liking Vs. Doing: A Thorny Seesaw

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As we permit social media to penetrate ever deeper into our DNA, it’s easy to get caught up in its potential for inspiring and capturing audiences and constituencies. Mediums like Twitter and Facebook, as we all know, act as seamless and barrier-free…