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The BBC controversy, clinicians and the politics of gender identity

The BBC recently broadcast a program Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best?. Unusually for a mass media outlet, it raised challenging questions involving transgender issues. As far as I know it was broadcast only in Britain, but it is available online… 2,046 more words

AAMC Workshop

Everywhere you look in academic medicine today major initiatives are underway that require fundamental changes in the way people work together. Effective teamwork takes a lot more than a group of individuals skillfully carrying out their specialized tasks. 260 more words



Where You Belong, Who You Are, Who Supports You, Who Share Your Values

Defined as a group of people living in the same place, sharing certain beliefs, values, attitudes and interests, a community is surely something that we all belong to, or is it? 387 more words


Ditching the Term "Engagement"

Mental Health Professionals frequently use the term “Non-Engagement” to describe a situation in which they struggle to access the mental health patient; in which they can’t get through. 157 more words

Clinicians: Why do we ride with them?

Through the years, many of us have ridden with clinicians or attended clinics as an auditor.  It’s fun!  It’s a time to get together with like minded riders of the same discipline to expand our knowledge base.  538 more words


Clinicians NEED an effective IT strategy

In the twenty years I’ve spent designing and implementing software, I can safely say that social service agencies tend to be under-served by their IT strategies. 259 more words


Clarity through Consoles

I recently received a pleasantly surprising e-mail from a clinician and colleague here at Child Guidance Center which read, “I feel like a six year old girl getting her Christmas gift early!” When you help manage an organization’s internal IT, the emails you receive typically contain more problems than praise. 276 more words