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A Valuable Liaison: Healthcare and Technology

October 31, 2016 – 12:20 AM |

Health care is and always has been a lucrative field. Nowadays, technological proficiency is mandatory to get into the health care industry. Aside from making research and keeping medical records easier, it has also made …

Doctors’ Feelings into Perspective : The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

August 31, 2015 – 9:42 PM |

As the word “doctor” pops into our minds a combination of sentiments also springs up with it. Owing to everyone’s different experiences in life, some may feel resentful and some satisfied.

The Big Leap into Medical School – Advice for Beginners

August 12, 2015 – 10:57 PM |

With the hectic day-to-day routine of medical professionals, doctors and even senior medical students can sometimes forget the disorientation that follows the beginning of medical school. Keeping in mind the expected output from every student …

Eternity in an Hour: A Doctor’s Mélange of Musings

June 26, 2015 – 8:20 PM |

I was born to doctor parents, in a family that had a multitude of doctors. So ingrained was the profession in our roots, that a typical family outing would comprise a trip to the local …

Doctors in Dilemma: Leaving the Country for Greener Pastures

December 1, 2014 – 8:17 PM |

I was thinking of writing a blog on any disorder or medicine related topic, but recently one of our senior well known educationalist left the country and so I decided to write on current medical …

Stigmas surrounding the Mental Health Profession

November 27, 2014 – 12:15 PM |

When you enter the field of psychology the foremost thing that you learn is that there is a huge stigma associated with Mental health and hence your profession. It’s quite easy for people to tease …

Social Media: How it Shapes Society’s Perceptions of the Medical Community

November 25, 2014 – 9:11 AM |

I always used to feel that children born in non-medical families were luckier than I was. They got to believe in fantasies while my head was swarming with reality.
 
My existence since the time I was …

Unplucked Weeds: Perceptions about Medicine and Doctors in Pakistani Society

November 21, 2014 – 8:20 PM |

The struggle within the maze starts the very moment when you think of being a part of the medical world! Nothing seems more eventful than this ride alone. It teaches more than what a dozen …

No Rest for the Weary: Challenges in the Medical Field

October 26, 2014 – 2:45 PM |

“Nothing haunts us like the things we don’t say.” – Mitch Albom, So I’ll say it. Sometimes I envy the people who aren’t doctors. This is a very prestigious profession, but it sure comes with …

Medicine: A Whorl of Excitement, Demands and Challenges

October 20, 2013 – 11:24 PM |

It was her second day at medical school. She was nervous yet excited, and was cherishing the moments while walking through the corridors, along with other students, when she entered into a room with ten …

Communication between Doctors and Patients: Are We Listening Enough?

October 1, 2013 – 10:40 PM |

Medicine is an art which has since long been recognized for its magic and creative ability, residing in the interpersonal aspects of patient-physician relationship. Communication is to control, motivate, interact and provide information. In addition, …

Medical Education in Pakistan: A Need for Change?

September 7, 2013 – 10:29 PM |

Medical education is education related to the practice of being a medical practitioner, either the initial training to become a doctor (i.e., medical school and internship), additional training thereafter (e.g., residency and fellowship), or physician …

What is Keeping Our Patients Away?

August 22, 2013 – 6:05 PM |

“Number 35”, the receptionist called out. Mr. Ali and his wife entered the doctor’s room. The doctor said his general greetings and addressed them, “Mr. Ali, do you have your lab results with you?”
 
His wife eagerly …