Medical training

The National Physician Residency Match pairs about-to-graduate medical students and some already graduated, to residency training programs, a necessary step in gaining a medical license. Physicians’ “Match madness” just ended, and self-congratulations and hand-wringing were found throughout the media.
Our culture likes lists. Websites and media entities recognize people click on them often. The problem is that they routinely skew reality, rather than reveal it.
What a medical doctor sees in social media posts can tell an entirely different picture than the one intended to be told. As the saying goes "the devil is in the details."
Behold, two troubling articles, the first on using cadavers in hotel ballrooms to practice medical procedures. The second, spotlighting a practice of Chinese physicians, who rarely disclose the diagnosis of cancer to their patients.