The coronavirus pandemic has reminded us what has been true always – that we all are vulnerable, even those of us in white coats. My parallel education as a doctor and cancer patient has always kept that vulnerability and shared humanity in the forefront of my practice. Read more in my latest for After Rounds.
I returned from the glorious American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans, my belly, mind and heart full! Find my reflections at Doximity.
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.
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.