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Continuing Medical Education in Left-Wing Propaganda
Doctors have to complete a certain amount of CME (Continuing Medical Education) per year to maintain our medical license and board certifications. Some courses can be outstanding, presenting all the recent data and research with knowledgeable experts giving detailed lectures on how to make sense of it all.
Some of these courses are less helpful, naturally. But check out the brochure I received today — this type of course is new. Take a moment and review the course schedule of “The Trans Ally Health Symposium: Creating Inclusivity for the Transgender Community” being presented in Atlanta by Emory School of Medicine this August:
Any physician who sits through all this gets 12 CME credits. And nothing else. No data, no knowledge, no balanced debate in search of wisdom. Nothing. Well, nothing other than hanging out in a nice hotel for the weekend with a bunch of like-minded radical left-wing sycophants. Hard to learn much in a crowd of people who all think the same thing, and who all share a disdain of basic science (like X and Y chromosomes).
Remember – this is Emory – a very well-respected medical school. We know that CNN, The New York Times, ABC News, etc. – we know that they have no interest in truth. Left-wing propaganda is their job, so it’s hard to feign surprise when Anderson Cooper or somebody ignores science to push the left-wing hogwash of the day. That’s his job.
But this is Emory Medical School.
Also remember that Emory had to call the AMA (American Medical Association) and get this course certified, so they were permitted to grant CME credits for this course. And the AMA agreed that this is unbiased scientific information which is important enough to physicians that we will count this as Continuing Medical Education.
On the evaluation form of every CME-certified lecture, they ask if you detected any bias in the lecture. They’re trying to make sure that Pfizer or Merck play no role in teaching physicians.
How would you answer that on these evaluation forms? Imagine that you just finished the lecture, “Gender Affirming Surgery Trans-Masculine and Perioperative Care,” and then answering whether you detected any bias in that lecture? How can you pinpoint a biased speaker when the entire program is based on bias? What would you say? “Well, um, let’s start with that phrase, ‘Gender-Affirming’…”
It is actually permissible to offer biased information in CME lectures, in some cases, as long as it is clearly labeled as opinion, and time is granted for opposing opinions, as well as for discussion afterwards. I wonder if they’re following this rule in this course? Is anyone lecturing on the downsides of treating psychiatric disease with surgical genital mutilation? If not, why not?
The left destroys everything it touches.
And it touches everything. Government, medicine, schools, news media, energy companies, churches, sports, transportation systems, banking – the left wants to control everything.
And it destroys everything it touches.
Everything. Every time.
“The Trans Ally Health Symposium: Creating Inclusivity for the Transgender Community“
A Continuing Medical Education course, presented by Emory School of Medicine, approved for CME credits by the American Medical Association.
Holy freakin’ Toledo…Published in General
Horrific. How does anyone have any confidence or trust in the medical community any more?
It sounds like a freak show. I can’t believe people are actually spending good money to attend, CMEs or not.
Lawyers have to do the same re: continuing education. My 24 hours has to be logged in by next Feb. Afraid to look at the course choices.
It’s just so insane. Suppose I came into your office on crutches saying that I suffered from a broken led but testing revealed I didn’t have a broken leg. … not even a bruise or sprain. Yet I remained insistent that I had a broken leg and demanded treatment. How long would it take before you suspected some mental health issue?
Suppose I came into your office in a WW2 u inform saying that I was George Patton. I complained about neck pain but testing showed no injury. Yet I remained insistent that I was Patton and demanded treatment for my neck. Would you do surgery on my neck or get a psych consult?
But if I come into your office insisting I’m having menstrual problems yet I am biologically male … you are to support me in my delusion aiding and abetting it as much as possible.
Thanks for this Doc. I now know what doctors to avoid. Don’t think I’d ever need their services for anything, but every little bit helps.
Hmmm…it would be helpful to know who registered for this, so I could avoid them as well. Probably no way for a layman to find this out.
What gets me, and it’s I suppose a small thing but represents so much, is that Emory et al WHEN SPEAKING TO DOCTORS use the vague, pop expressions “bottom” and “top” surgery as if it’s the best descriptor for the surgeries. Heck, “top” surgery has been around for decades and is called a “mastectomy” isn’t it? And “bottom” surgeries I’m sure have actual medical names that specifically and exactly describe the operations involved.
Doctors have to have dumbed down terms now?
Next conference, I’m sure they will be using “front hole” and “back hole” (though I not sure which hole is the “front hole” anyway).
This is typical. The left obscures their horrifying policies with euphemisms. It’s not abortion, it’s “a woman’s right to choose”, and so on.
These words sound vague, but they’re very carefully selected…
If we don’t stop this, we may find ourselves in the Great Flood II, with no Ark for help.
I cannot believe what I’m reading.
As I’ve mentioned before, I work at an academic medical center. Several years ago, the (at that time new) management made a big deal announcement about having acquired a urologist specializing in “gender affirmation surgeries.” That was the first time I’d heard it put that way. Not sex change, gender affirmation.
We are also force-fed (via email) daily doses of MedPage Today. I’m not sure which is worse, the articles or the comments supporting them. Among the comments are vicious caricatures of Republicans and religious people. Vicious. Every day there’s something about loss of abortion “rights” and about trans or LGBTXYZ. I very gently suggested to one of the institution’s high-ups that some of this might be offensive to our more conservative non-US born staff (not to mention the rest of us) and he basically said they should suck it up since they’re in America now. Yikes! That shut me right up. I’ve already been accused of thought crimes for saying…well, I don’t know what, as the complaint was anonymous and the accusation handled through a Zoom ambush by HR.
Then there was this MedPage opinion piece last week. I waited several days to see if anyone would comment. Finally, there are six comments, only the last two of which address the elephant in the article. For TL;DR, it’s an opinion piece about body dysmorphia in young boys and how it’s pushing them to using unsafe supplements to bulk up and build muscle and how that can lead to even more unsafe practices like use of anabolic steroids. The author decries the availability of these unregulated supplements to adolescents (and children as young as 10!) and says that they need therapy and support to understand they don’t need to be musclemen. More or less. Funny that she doesn’t seem to have the same issue with other adolescent body dysmorphias. Worth skimming the article–they’re seldom worth reading–and then skipping to the comments.
Also worthwhile is Jordan Peterson’s very sensitive interview with Chloe Cole, a young girl who thought she wanted to be a boy and does not appear to have received any helpful counseling along the way. His 2-hour interview elicited solid information that should have led any therapist to advise against drugs and surgery. What was done to her is appalling.
Why are doctors doing this to children?
I just can’t understand this. I just want to cry.
This has the potential to create the “two Americas” more than anything else I’ve ever come across. This will drive families underground–and that would be me too–away from the mainstream society. Out of the schools and away from the doctors’ offices.
I can’t believe that these doctors are literally maiming children for life.
And what makes it really evil is that they won’t be around to pick up the pieces from the damage they’ve done.
In the book Children the Challenge, the author Rudolf Dreikurs makes the strong point that parents have the duty and authority to say no sometimes even when the kids don’t understand it. Parents have that authority because they’ve accepted the responsibility. They will be there forever with their children. The key is the responsibility.
These doctors doing these horrible things to children are going to walk away. I guarantee it.
Several years ago this was made up as comedy, but they seem intent on making it real:
When I was four years old, I wanted to be a dinosaur.
Good thing there was no tyranno-affirming care.
I am fascinated by the courses under the “Gynecology” heading:
Also, some sort of imp of perversity is at work when I see topics which appear at first glance to be for sessions titled “Advance Plumbing and Documentation,” and “Office Stimulation.”
I have lost all respect for the medical profession. Between spaying the children and the Covid Con the doctoring industry has shown itself to be unworthy of our trust. However, I like the doctors I interact with. What percent of doctors are the bad ones and what percent are just complicit with the insanity? What percent refuse to play along with the madness? I’ll speculate it is 10/80/10%.
There is hardly a hint of authentic compassion. There is an umistakable passion for revenue enhancing proceedures and life-long medical “care.”
They have sessions before 10:00 am. Don’t they know that reflects white supremacy?
Physicians, Heal Thyselves!
I do some commercial real estate investment and as such I periodically have to renew my real estate license in WA state. The continuing education is loaded with stuff like this. Whole units on climate change and inequality. America has X much wealth, the rest of the world only has Y. No connection with real estate education. I always write scathing reviews. I’m sure they go straight to the shredder. Not nearly as important as medicine, but we really do see leftism in absolutely everything.
When AI stuffs us all in pods in the Matrix it will also create personas for us that conform to our preferred self-image so no surgery required. This perversion of medicine is a temporary aberration.
Joe Biden was actually installed by Skynet as part of a larger plan to make us despair of reality and welcome whatever virtual world Zuckerberg, Gates, and Bezos concoct. The worse and weirder the world gets, the more we will all turn into Cypher (played by Joe Pantoliano) and willingly make a deal to go back into the Matrix even knowing it’s fake.
Some very tall doc should show up at the classes in a mumu from the Mama Cass Collection at Sears, a wig, lipstick, and a MAGA hat just to confuse and offend.
That would require dangerously high serum levels of bourbon…
We have faith in your abilities, doc.
Not as long as Elon Musk is richer than all of them.
Fortunately, broken leg affirmation surgery is a simple procedure. You can even do it yourself at home.
Like the doctors in the OP, every WA lawyer must take a certain number of CLE courses to maintain one’s license. The Bar Assn. approves courses for credit. Recently with the Supreme Court’s approval, it adopted a rule change such that, of the required ethics hours of CLE, at least one credit/hour every cycle (3 years) must be on “equity, inclusion, and the mitigation of both implicit and explicit bias in the legal profession and the practice of law.” Formerly such topics could be the subject of approved ethics courses, but not mandatory.
When this was first proposed to become mandatory, the membership’s overwhelming response was opposed. The Bar approved it anyway and sent it to the Supreme Court for its decision, and another round of comments again tilted against, somewhere around 1,500 comments opposed to a couple hundred in favor. The opposition was not to the topic but to making it mandatory. Of course, the woke Court approved it.
Now there is a proposal floating around to mandate “equity” be a separate required course, and to mandate more courses in “mental health ethics.” The latter is defined as “concerning the ethical risks to the practice of law associated with, but not treatment for, substance abuse, addictive behaviors, stress management, work-life balance, anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, suicide prevention, schizophrenia, and other mental health issues.”
But something tells me that, once adopted, this “other mental health issues” rubric will lead to discipline or even disbarment of any lawyers who do not toe the “gender-affirming” line, because it’s violence or something.
Glad I am close to retirement!!
The Left has spent decades perfecting the misuse of language to hide what they really intend.
“Symposium on Mutilating Children and Stunting Their Growth for Good Feels and Lifelong Income” seems more accurate.
So I guess Primum non nocere isn’t a thing anymore.
There you go. You left out a few words.
Well thankfully you are military. So that politically correct nonsense. Doesn’t fly with all the patriotism and common sense. (He said with sorrowful sarcasm.)
Trans people and trans-activists need to seriously address this questions.
Well, it is MENstrual, after all…