Rip It Snippet Series

Social Determinants of Health – TEDTalk: What makes us get sick? Look Upstream | Rishi Manchanda (18:17) Rishi Manchanda has worked as a doctor in South Central Los Angeles for a decade, where he’s come to realize: His job isn’t just about treating a patient’s symptoms, but about getting to the root cause of what is making them ill—the “upstream” factors like a poor diet, a stressful job, a lack of fresh air. It’s a powerful call for doctors to pay attention to a patient’s life outside the exam room.
Handwashing Handwashing (1:44)
How To Be A Rock Star Resident: Managing Resident Fatigue How To Be A Rock Star Resident: Managing Resident Fatigue (9:53) This video contains practical tips on why fatigue is a concern and how to manage fatigue effectively- by UAMS physician Dr. Caris Fitzgerald (Sleep Medicine). (Remember the ACGME Requirements specify that both residents and faculty must be educated on fatigue)
Breaking Bad News Breaking Bad News (28:01) This video contains practical tips on how to handle difficult conversations with patients and families, and a vignette demonstrating a physician giving a patient bad news – by UAMS physician Dr. Sarah Beth Harrington (Palliative Care)
Why and How to Ask Effectively for an Autopsy Why and How to Ask Effectively for an Autopsy (42:39)
Developed by Jan Shorey, Daniel Dye, and Carmen Steigman

  • Why perform an autopsy? (6 minutes)
  • What happens during an Autopsy? and the paperwork (16 minutes)
  • How best to ask for permission for an autopsy? (8 minutes)
  • Demonstration videos (11 minutes)