Brooke Allemang passionate about helping patients become proactive partners in their own health care
Archive for April 2020
My thinking was rearranged first by a class I taught by Zoom for the New School for Social Research on time and psychoanalysis, and then by working at the hospital as a psychotherapist in palliative care and with families of loved ones who were sick or dying, acting as a buffer, when possible, between the nurses and doctors and all this anxious familial communication. Above: Detail from Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s Portrait of Dr. Washington Epps, My Doctor, 1885
More than a dozen states have recently submitted 1115 waiver applications that have the potential to safeguard access to care and increase support for children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Empathy: A History tells the fascinating and largely unknown story of the first appearance of empathy in 1908 and tracks its shifting meanings over the following century. Despite the word’s ubiquity today, few realize that it began as a translation of Einfühlung (“in-feeling”), a term in German psychological aesthetics that described how spectators projected their own feelings and movements into objects of art and nature.
Phi Alpha Nu Sigma 2019-2020.