Explore this JAMA Cardiology series devoted to telling stories about having heart disease, the joys and challenges of caring for cardiac patients, and truths discovered along the way.
This essay discusses different works of art as a way of understanding the importance of balancing humanity and compassion with technology to benefit the patient-physician relationship.
This essay describes a cardiologist’s experience being on the other side of the conversation, as a family member of a dying patient.
This article shares the viewpoint of a Latina physician whose practice is motivated by her desire to serve Latino populations, including through translation services and during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
This article describes how a physician was able to connect with a patient while transitioning from in-person work to telemedicine during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic
This essay describes the author’s experience assisting his father with a virtual health care visit.
This essay describes the author’s experience of having COVID-19.
This article presents the response of a physician to the fear and despair associated with coronavirus disease 2019.
This essay describes the author’s observations of the qualities developed by hospital staff members during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
This essay describes how the authors’ fellowship training has changed because of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
This article describes the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease in Dutch painter Dick Ket, whose self-portraits show symptoms of tetralogy of Fallot.
This essay describes a physician’s experience of the sudden, unexplained death of her brother and her family’s discovery of the genetic cause.
This essay describes the author’s experience with interfascicular ventricular tachycardia.
This article describes an observation of jugular venous distention in Michelangelo’s David and its relevance to clinical cardiology.
This personal narrative discusses the convergence of literature and medicine by comparing Leo Tolstoy’s The Death of Ivan Ilyich with a real patient.
This personal narrative describes a physician’s experience of preparing a video of an echocardiogram for the child of a dying parent.
This essay describes the author’s challenges in predicting treatment courses for patients.
This essay describes 2 decades of life with an implantable pacemaker-defibrillator, including the author’s loss of all underlying heart rhythm.
This essay describes a physician’s experience with making alterations to a patient’s do-not-resuscitate order.
This essay describes a physician’s experience treating a young woman with myocardial infarction.
This article describes how a patient supported a physician who was processing his son’s death.
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