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Data Scientists for Disparate Times: How to Consolidate Too Much Information?

  • A look at persons who have begun to tackle the difficult task of processing and combining data from seemingly unrelated disciplines to garner insights that prove beneficial for global health.

Have Cartesian Planes Made Medicine too Flat?

  • A comparison between Descartes’ mechanistic model of patient as machine and doctor as mechanic and Hildegard von Bingen’s organic model of patient as plant and doctor as gardener.

I’m a Doctor, Not a Pimp

  • A reflection on gradually changing the uglier sides of medical culture through modifications of speech.
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