Posts Tagged SUNY Upstate

When Is An Oath Not a Hippocratic Oath?

Over the past several months I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Dr. Gregory Eastwood. He may claim he is retired, but that would hardly be true. He is the former president of SUNY Upstate Medical University and former interim president of Case Western Reserve University.  Today he teaches bioethics and humanities to medical […]

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Posted in: Doctor Communication, Healthcare Quality, Medical Errors / Mistakes / Misdiagnosis, Patient Advocacy, Spirituality

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What’s New? Developmentally Disabled Children Grow Old

Unless you have a developmentally disabled child or adult in your life, this is something you may never have thought about before. When I was a child, I knew of other kids who spent their lives in wheelchairs, or went to special schools. When I got to college, I used to volunteer in a state-run […]

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Posted in: Healthcare Quality, Patient Advocacy, Patient Empowerment

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