The Emergency Room: A Window into Us | Louis Profeta | TEDxWabashCollege

The Emergency Room: A Window into Us | Louis Profeta | TEDxWabashCollege

TEDx Talks 152,983 views 2017-02-22

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Title The Emergency Room: A Window into Us | Louis Profeta | TEDxWabashCollege
Duration 19:20
Source YouTube
Tags TEDxTalks, English, United States, Health, Medicine, Relationships

Dr. Louis Profeta offers a unique portrait of the emergency room, one that is magical and not just tragic, and one that contains every human emotion and every type of unique interaction. Through a series of short scenes, you will be guided upon an emotional, but entertaining journey that challenges your perspective on the emergency room. Dr. Louis Profeta is a writer and Emergency Room Physician at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book “The Patient in Room Nine Says He's God.” His essays on topics ranging from youth sports to end of life care have been read by millions. In 2015, he was named LinkedIn's top voice in health care writing. His recent essay “I Know You Love Me Now Let Me Die,” has become one of LinkedIn's the most read article of all time.​ This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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