Tafari Mbadiwe, MD, JD

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Bully for Us: Confronting Medicine's Bullying Problem

Bully for Us: Confronting Medicine's Bullying Problem

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The culture of bullying — widespread across the medical field — has been linked to poorer patient outcomes. So why can't physicians stop bullying in its tracks?

Navigating the Waters of Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine

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Malpractice liability reform would best be analyzed on a specialty-by-specialty basis.

Surgical Outcomes and Social Media Reviews: When a 5-Star Rating Isn't All It Seems

Surgical Outcomes and Social Media Reviews: When a 5-Star Rating Isn't All It Seems

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Customer service is a critical part of every physician's job, but there's a big difference between a Yelp review and a risk-adjusted mortality rate in determining

In The Zone: Why Don't Surgeons Experience Flow?

In The Zone: Why Don't Surgeons Experience Flow?

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"Flow" is dependent on reaching a number of optimal conditions, including intense concentration and loss of self-consciousness. So why don't surgeons feel the flow?

Psychology in the Age of Trump: Does the Goldwater Rule Still Apply?

Psychology in the Age of Trump: Does the Goldwater Rule Still Apply?

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The Goldwater Rule has proven remarkably resilient and has not been seriously challenged for half a century — until now.

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