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.
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 […]
It took travel to a different country and a few bouts with cancer to finally make me realize the importance of self-care, particularly as one who cares for others. We must fill up our cups if we want to feed […]
Twelve years. That’s as far as the survival curve went. First it step-laddered down to about 75 percent at five years. That’s good, I thought, right? But then it steepened, plateauing at 40 percent. When you’re diagnosed, they warn […]
“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.