I enjoyed this opportunity to geek out humanities-wise with the brilliant and always insightful health humanities scholar Prof. Sarah Berry for Synapsis: A Health Humanities Journal out of Columbia University about the forthcoming Tornado of Life. May 22, 2022
When Omicron was crushing ERs and our communities, even small gestures of empathy became hard. At its worst, it felt like risk management. STAT February 6, 2022
I’m so grateful the editors of Cognoscienti publish my little pieces, especially this one, which appeared on baseball’s opening day, April 1, 2021, the equivalent of a holiday for baseball fans.
Writing helped me through the Covid pandemic. I was thrilled to work on this short commentary with Dr. Arno Kumagai for Academic Medicine. Arno is someone whose work I’d admired long before we became friends. He’s the ultimate physician, educator, philosopher while also one of the most humble people I know. We thought Covid was behind us or in our rearview mirror to stay when we wrote this.
Kumagai, Arno K. MD ; Baruch, Jay MD Stories in the Time of COVID-19, Academic Medicine: August 2021 – Volume 96 – Issue 8 – p 1095-1096 doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000004174
In this piece I argued for reason. Not exactly a novel concept. And yet… STAT August 27, 2021
It was such an honor to be part of the Public Books 101 podcast, especially alongside Dr. Rishi Goyal. We bantered about stories in the ER, the clinical importance of narrative, and of course, the wonderful novel, Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.
I had so much fun talking medicine and writing on this podcast with an editor who I respect so much. February 17, 2021
FEMinEM idea exchange November 14, 2018 Short blog post with video of my talk–just under ten minutes.
Article published in BMJ Medical Humanities with my colleague Stacey Springs, PhD. This short blog post on the BMJ Medical Humanities website contains a short audio introducing the article.