I was honored that CLOSLER, an initiative of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence, invited me to reflect on life as a doctor with cancer. You can check it out here.
Sometimes you need peppermint oil – and pie – to find the person under the pathology. More in my latest piece is out in the Spring 2019 issue of Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine.
Each of us is somehow “abnormal.” All of us are embarrassed or uncomfortable about some part of ourselves. None of us is without burdens. Some are on the surface to announce to all, others are deep and in need of more excavation. In recognizing these burdens, we can find the wellspring of empathy, of acceptance,…
Receiving important test results is usually stressful – but this stress can be addressed. Online patient portals aren’t necessarily the way to do that. As physicians, we need to be mindful of how our patients want results communicated. My experience in my latest for Doximity.