Media and Scholarship

Anjali Britto “What the Lockdown Gave Me 2” Mixed media project
Anjali Britto, What the Lockdown Gave Me 2

Media

Medical health professional (woman of color) alone on a a street. Red buildings, yellow sky, blue street

Dr. Lakshmi Krishnan featured in the The Library of Congress Magazine’s “Stories From A Pandemic”

November 29th, 2021

The September-October 2021 issue of The Library of Congress Magazine presents “Stories From A Pandemic”, a first-of-its-kind collection of audio diaries newly acquired by the Library that reveals how the pandemic also transformed the way health-care workers view their mission as healers. Dr. Lakshmi Krishnan recounts how she had to change the way she treated patients while fearing for her own life, and cautions, “if we don’t take heed, we could be in this situation again sooner rather than later.”

“The Limits of Advance Care Planning”, Michael Pottash’s perspective on Pallimed

November 22nd, 2021

In this piece published on the Pallimed blog, Michael Pottash responds to the case against advance care planning, arguing that a better framework for thinking about these future-oriented conversations is training clinicians to have Serious Illness Conversations with their patients before they end up in the final stage or in intensive care.

Convalescing influenza patients lying in rudimentary beds at the U.S. Army's Eberts Field facilities in Lonoke, Arkansas, in 1918

“Epidemics have happened before and they’ll happen again. What will we remember?”, Science News explores the work co-authored by Dr. Lakshmi Krishnan

October 27th, 2021

On its covering about the “Health & Medicine”, Science News examines the research article co-authored by Dr. Lakshmi Krishnan —“Historical Insights on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the 1918 Influenza Pandemic, and Racial Disparities: Illuminating a Path Forward”— to understand the legacies of the racial health disparities in the historical arc of the 1918 influenza pandemic in the present, to address the social determinants of health that lead to these disparities.

Scholarship

“Physicians in the digital age”

January 15th, 2022

In their latest publication, Daniel Marchalik and Edward Melnick look at what Philip K. Dick’s dystopian novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? can teach us about AI & medicine.