Tag Archives: healing

Laughter + Medicine

Blog post by Colin Hung Last week’s #hcldr chat on Emotional Support For Patients, Families and Clinicians After An Adverse Event featured special guests Linda K Kenney (@lindakkenney) and Winnie Tobin (@wntobin). Both are from the MITSS organization out of Boston which helps healthcare providers implement programs to help people after an error has occurred. […]

The Science of Healing Places – April 15 2014 Chat

Blog post by Lisa Fields I first became interested in Esther Sternberg MD after listening to a remarkable interview by Krista Tippett’s (@kristatippett) host of On Being (@Beingtweets). “Esther Sternberg is an immunologist and a pioneer on this new frontier that’s giving rise to disciplines like neuroimmunology and environmental psychology. Architects are working with scientists to […]

Dec 3rd Chat – Let’s Talk About Sex

Blog post by Lisa Fields Recently I viewed the presentation Patient Reported Outcomes Data in Action Dame Cicely Saunders International Seminar given by Amy Abernethy, MD PhD. I was struck by Dr. Abernethy’s  words. Sexual distress is one of the top five concerns in our oncology clinics as well as in our palliative care patients. Shortly […]

Nov 26th Chat – Thanksgiving, The Perfect time to Engage with Grace.

Blog post by Lisa Fields This week is Thanksgiving in the United States. We thought it’d be fun to use this holiday theme for this week’s #HCLDR, much like we did last month when we had a Thanksgiving chat with our Canadian friends (they celebrate about a month earlier).  Please join us Tuesday November 26th […]

Nov 5th Chat – The Bunjee Jump (Medical Version)

Blog post by Gia Sison. Intro by Colin Hung. Last week we were privileged to have Dr. Gia Sison as our guest on #HCLDR, It was an amazing and educational chat – one that will be remembered by Lisa and I for a long time. You can read the transcript of that chat here (courtesy […]

Oct 29 Chat – The Jekyll-Hyde Experience – When the doctor becomes the patient.

From Lisa Fields Colin and I are humbled that our dear friend Dr. Gia Sison will be our guest for our first anniversary of #HCLDR. She is one of the most respected physicians on Twitter due to her medical knowledge, content, engaging tweets and ability to develop so many authentic relationships with healthcare leaders all […]

July 9 Chat – The Science of Improv

This week Healthcare Leaders is once again exploring medicine and music. Tonight we’re going to explore the science of improv. I’ve been interested in drumming circles since I first saw my friend @JordanEM LIVE tweeting from the @AMTAInc Conference last year. I’ll never forget the tweets and pictures I saw during an evening drumming circle. My […]