The lyrics of the song War by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong sum up the horror and futility of war. As Russia invades Ukraine, Jim Anderson, MPAS, PA-C reflects on how to balance the horrors of war with the need care for patients and stay sane in the process.
Jim Anderson, MPAS, PA-C, explores COVID-19 fatigue and how it is all a bit numbing for medical providers who are trying to do their best to treat patients while clinging to trusted sources to help guide the way.
Amid the vaccine debate, Jim Anderson wonders how any HCW — PA, nurse practitioner, physician, or nurses —could square not getting vaccinated with their mission to preserve and improve the health of all Americans. Read his column here.
Since the inception of Western medicine, there has been an effort to identify genes specific to certain races that would explain why minority populations, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), have higher disease burden than White populations. Jim Anderson addresses what role racism has had in creating this implicit bias.