“You didn’t tell them yet?” The family had waited all night. For all of us who have stared at the clock, yearning for test results … happy to share my latest work, “The Wait”, published in Academic Pediatrics.
It was a lazy morning. My dad had made banana pancakes, I sat in the den devouring them, entranced by Saturday cartoons. As I watched Road Runner speed through the desert, my heart suddenly started to flutter – frantic hummingbird […]
“Doktè, li son tankou oseyan an!” he murmured in Haitian Creole, looking up at me incredulously. In English, “Doctor, it sounds like the ocean!” I had paused on morning rounds to offer the young man my stethoscope so he could hear […]
The early spring breeze rustled the edges of my skirt as I stood high above the street waiting for the train. It was the first warmth Chicago had seen that year. I felt free, finally leaving home the layers the […]