GIM Fellow Liz Dzeng, MD, MPH, MS, MPhil, has made the news! The Huffington Post, UK, website has featured on its front page today an essay written by Dr. Dzeng. Her post is an essay entitled “The Hippocratic Paradox: When Is Resuscitating a Patient Doing Them Harm?” She discusses the differences between the U.S. and Britain with respect to medical decision-making at the end of life, especially whether or not to resuscitate a person who is terminally ill.
About her essay, Dr. Dzeng comments, “I've always felt that public engagement is an important part of what physicians and researchers can do to help the public better understand the health care system.” She has begun with an admirable venture in this effort!
Click on the essay title above to read the full blog post.