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Prof. Urmimala Sarkar, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, General Internist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Innovating for health equity. Views are my own.
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Super fun chatting with Dr Phil Cohen and on UCLA Health Zone on about ’s and other interesting topics this morning.
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Utibe R. Essien, MD MPH Feb 21
"Compared with out‐of‐hospital cardiac arrest in predominantly white neighborhoods, those in majority black neighborhoods were 12% less likely to survive. Compared with high‐income, those in low‐income neighborhoods were 12% less likely to survive."
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The Aerogram Feb 21
“Being namaste'ed was one of the ways I learned what being South Asian was going to mean for my life. If folks were greeting me with a word that has no place in my family's heritage, then what other assumptions were they making?” -
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Dr. Danielle Ramo Feb 21
Thinking about coming to the Bay Area for ? Come to ’s preconference workshop, pitch an idea for a scalable digital intervention, get feedback, and win some $!
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We need to prioritize the mental health and well-being of these clinicians who are the backbone of healthcare. feels like too small a word. 7/7
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The fact that these heart-rending stories came pouring out of docs after listening to a lecture, in conversation with someone they'd never met before, underscores the need for support and community 6/x
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Prof. Urmimala Sarkar, MD, MPH Feb 21
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Another told me that they had recently disclosed a delay case to a low-income, chronically ill patient. The patient responded with gratitude for their care and actually consoled the physician, which compounded the guilt and helplessness. 5/x
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One described the concern that they will miss something and make a mistake as "my impending doom" and another burst into tears as they described waking up in the middle of the night thinking about their patients 4/x
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many feel overwhelmed by the pace of and spend many "pajama time" hours with the . Complex patients with social vulnerabilities seen in short visits necessitate putting some issues on the back burner. 3/x
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Prof. Urmimala Sarkar, MD, MPH Feb 21
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they had pressing questions like "how can I possibly review every patient result from outside facilities?" and "how much can I push to follow up on abnormal findings when patients have so much on their plates?" 2/x
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Prof. Urmimala Sarkar, MD, MPH Feb 21
yesterday I gave a CME talk on disclosure of to patients/ families. afterwards, several safety-net physicians came up to talk with me 1/x
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marisa (she/ her) Feb 21
Met one of my heroes today!! ‘s research was a guiding light in my yrs of direct service to contexualize the immense suffering & pain I witnessed, & in my new role pushes me to imagine effective solutions that can alleviate & end the injustice of older adult homelessness
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Prof. Urmimala Sarkar, MD, MPH Feb 21
if case anyone needs another reason to have dim sum this weekend . . .
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On This Day She Feb 21
in 1846, US labour activist Sarah G Bagley became the first woman telegrapher, after writing work dried up because she was too radical. She campaigned for a 10-hour working day; she was paid only 75% of the wages of the man she replaced.
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Prof. Urmimala Sarkar, MD, MPH Feb 21
thanks for the shout-out!
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Sherry Pagoto Feb 21
Modeling study reveals HPV vaccine could avert a whopping 61 million cervical cancers in lower income countries over a century. Take home: We need to invest in prevention.
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Prof. Urmimala Sarkar, MD, MPH Feb 20
please read this , then laugh and cringe!
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Anupam Jena Feb 20
Our piece on how doctors think & cognitive errors they make. Discusses our new study on left digit bias in CABG () phenomenal JMP on this bias JMP on c sections & more
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Elaine Khoong Feb 20
Excited to see this paper by out. He and his team eval'd use of Translate for patient portal messages. Published now in . Check out summary thread ⬇️ cc
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