Month: April 2010

NY Times: Study finds many unpaid tasks in a primary-care doctor’s workday

According to an article in today's New York Times, reporting on an article in the New England Journal of Medicine: In addition to seeing patients, a primary-care physician each day must address more than three dozen urgent but uncompensated tasks, according to a study that provides a rare, quantitative look into the mechanics of office … Continue reading NY Times: Study finds many unpaid tasks in a primary-care doctor’s workday

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CFS: Migration & Mental Health (Advances in Mental Health)

Migration & Mental Health: A special issue of Advances in Mental Health , volume 9, number 3, December 2010 Edited by: Nicholas Procter (Professor and Chair: Mental Health Nursing, University of South Australia), Monica McEvoy (Nurse Practitioner Candidate Multicultural Mental Health, Child Adolescent Mental Health Services, South Australia), Irena Papadopoulos (Professor and Head, Research Centre … Continue reading CFS: Migration & Mental Health (Advances in Mental Health)

CFS: Mother Issue (J of Family Issues)

Call For Papers- The Mother Issue, Journal of Family Issues Deadline: 2010-06-19 In the past century, there has been a significant body of scholarship committed to defining, exploring, and analyzing the lived and imagined lives of mother(s), as well as, the practices and politics of mothering, and motherhood. The purpose of this special issue of the … Continue reading CFS: Mother Issue (J of Family Issues)

CFS: Pedagogical Responses to Sexuality

Pedagogical Responses to Sexuality - Teaching Sex Call for Papers Deadline: June 15th, 2010 The editors of Transformations seek articles that explore sexuality from pedagogical contexts such as colleges and universities; prisons; HIV risk reduction interventions; K-12; law schools; medical/nursing schools; museums, libraries and archives; global justice movements; virtual public spheres; and community outreach. We … Continue reading CFS: Pedagogical Responses to Sexuality

CFS: Costs and End-of-Life Medical Treatment (J of Law, Med & Ethics)

Call for Papers on Costs and End-of-Life Medical Treatment The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics will host a thematic issue on costs and end-of-life medical treatment in 2011. Robert Arnold, Amber Barnato, and Thaddeus Pope have been asked to serve as Guest Editors. The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics is the peer-reviewed journal … Continue reading CFS: Costs and End-of-Life Medical Treatment (J of Law, Med & Ethics)

Pennsylvania Medical Humanities Symposium

Pennsylvania Medical Humanities Symposium: Through the Lens of Time: Perspectives on Medicine and Health Care May 19 (Evening) and May 20 (8AM - 5PM) The Eighth Annual Pennsylvania Medical Humanities Consortium meeting will be held at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia on Wednesday evening, May 19 through Thursday afternoon, May 20, 2010. This year’s … Continue reading Pennsylvania Medical Humanities Symposium

CFS: Sociology of Diagnosis: Negotiation, Mediation and Contingency

Call for Papers, Social Science & Medicine, Special Issue: Sociology of Diagnosis: Negotiation, mediation and contingency Guest Editors: Annemarie Jutel and Sarah Nettleton Social Science and Medicine is calling for papers for a special issue on the sociology of diagnosis to be guest edited by Annemarie Jutel and Sarah Nettleton. Papers may focus on diagnosis … Continue reading CFS: Sociology of Diagnosis: Negotiation, Mediation and Contingency