A Collaborative Work From Some of the Writers at Authentic Medicine

These editorials are from some of the writers here at Authentic Medicine. The opinions expressed by these authors do not necessarily purport to reflect the opinions or views of other writers of this blog. Each collaborative work may, in fact, be from different authors.

The Medical Bubble…

“In 1980, Congress passed the Depository Institutions Deregulation and Monetary Control Act, which served to deregulate financial institutions that accept deposits while strengthening the Federal Reserve’s control over monetary policy. This act upended the regulatory protections that had been established as a result of the Great Depression. In 2008, the worst recession since the Great…

The AAFA Attacks: Reasons Why Flight Attendants Should be Allowed to Fly Planes

There has been some major pushback to the article “Facing Pilot Shortage, will California Give Flight Attendants More Authority to Fly the Plane?“. Due to the alarm by the public, the American Association of Flight Attendants have compiled a list of reasons why their members (soon to be called Flight Practitioners) should be able to…

Facing Pilot Shortage, will California Give Flight Attendants More Authority to Fly the Plane?

What a ridiculous headline right? It’s not real. Thank goodness. But what is different than this: Facing doctor shortage, will California give nurse practitioners more authority to treat patients? NPs and PAs are not equal to MDs/DOs. The difference is a MASSIVE amount of education and training in the latter. As California faces a growing shortage…

Guess Where They Are Pushing the Next Generations of MBAs?

Yes, it seems the healthcare systems needs more administrators. Are you f$cking kidding? Here is the article in the WSJ: Starting in the fall of 2020, the university’s traditional two-year master’s of business administration degree will take a hard turn toward health, with a particularly heavy focus on quant skills, from exposure to coding to data…

Quote of the Week: Dunning-Kruger Effect

Ok, so not really an inspirational quote but it is so important:  “the miscalibration of the incompetent stems from an error about the self, whereas the miscalibration of the highly competent stems from an error about others.”[1] In the field of psychology, the Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people assess their cognitive ability as greater than it is. It…