The Latest JibJab Campaign Satire

By  |  September 3, 2008 | 

My Olympics addiction has been replaced by “All Conventions, All The Time.” If you’re a politics junkie like me, you’ll love the latest hilarious campaign satire from the folks at JibJab, the ones who brought you the groundbreaking “This Land” knee-slapper in 2004.

Check out the face on the guy who gets goosed by the politicians toward the very end of the video.

Thanks to my colleague, UCSF hospitalist and IT-guru Russ Cucina, for bringing this new JibJab offering to my attention, and for the surprise ending.

Back to more weighty healthcare matters soon, but this is worth a couple of minutes. 

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About the Author: Bob Wachter

Robert M. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he holds the Lynne and Marc Benioff Endowed Chair in Hospital Medicine. He is also Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine. He has published 250 articles and 6 books in the fields of quality, safety, and health policy. He coined the term hospitalist” in a 1996 New England Journal of Medicine article and is past-president of the Society of Hospital Medicine. He is generally considered the academic leader of the hospitalist movement, the fastest growing specialty in the history of modern medicine. He is also a national leader in the fields of patient safety and healthcare quality. He is editor of AHRQ WebM&M, a case-based patient safety journal on the Web, and AHRQ Patient Safety Network, the leading federal patient safety portal. Together, the sites receive nearly one million unique visits each year. He received one of the 2004 John M. Eisenberg Awards, the nation’s top honor in patient safety and quality. He has been selected as one of the 50 most influential physician-executives in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare magazine for the past eight years, the only academic physician to achieve this distinction; in 2015 he was #1 on the list. He is a former chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and has served on the healthcare advisory boards of several companies, including Google. His 2015 book, The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age, was a New York Times science bestseller.

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