Grete Porteous, MD Profile picture
Anesthesiologist, former residency program director and current emergency preparedness wonk. I love it when a plan comes together.
Jun 9, 2018 13 tweets 4 min read
Medicine vs. The Machine (thread)

For doctors, nurses, and other healers these are distressing times. The epidemic of depression, suicide, anxiety and burnout that consumes our profession is at least less hidden than ever before. I don't know anyone who is spared. Let me share a mental model that has provided comfort to me. Perhaps it might resonate with you too. You see, I believe that we exist in two worlds: the world of Medicine, and the world of The Machine.