Tag: Cultural reckoning

Sheahan: On professionals and professionalism

On March 19, 2019, I sat in the audience of the scientific sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery...

Vascular fellow: ‘Keeping your head down does not save you from...

Pain is often fully experienced in isolation. It’s these experiences that serve as some of the most defining moments in life. The history of...

‘I cannot remove my black skin’: Perspective of a vascular surgery...

For each of the past 10 days, I’ve woken up and asked myself the same questions: Do I matter? Does my life have as...

‘White male culture in medical school could perpetuate healthcare disparities’

An often omnipresent culture of white male representation in medical schools could "lead even the most well-meaning students to perpetuate healthcare disparities in their...

Black patients in areas with lowest PAD rates disproportionally at higher...

It’s among the most topical areas of discussion in current U.S. cultural life: Black people face disparities in terms of healthcare outcomes. And the...

Dispatches: Opening up a difficult conversation around systemic racism

Recent times have wrought a potent cocktail of cultural disarray on the psyche of the United States. In medicine and vascular surgery, this confluence...