Tag Archives: Medicine

Novelist Doctor Skewers Corporate Medicine In ‘Man’s 4th Best Hospital’ – NPR

Enlarge this image “The profession we love has been taken over,” psychiatrist and novelist Samuel Shem tells NPR, “with us sitting there in front of screens all day, doing data entry in a computer factory.” Catie Dull/NPR hide caption toggle caption Catie Dull/NPR “Don’t read The House of God,” one of my professors told me… Read More »

The Man Who Put His Money Behind Psychedelic Medicine – The New York Times

The announcement on Wednesday that Johns Hopkins Medicine was starting a new center to study psychedelic drugs for mental disorders was the latest chapter in a decades-long push by health nonprofits and wealthy donors to shake up psychiatry from the outside, bypassing the usual channels. “Psychiatry is one of the most conservative specialties in medicine,”… Read More »