There are times when life as a mother and a pediatrician meld. My son has taught me as much as any part of my medical training. He has reminded me to see my patients with a parent’s eyes. In his honor, my latest essay in JAMA.
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.
Unfortunately the COVID-19 has kept most of us relatively homebound. However when it is safe to travel again, my latest piece for After Rounds provides medical students with some tips for doing international rotations.
The daffodils and tulips are poking up under our ash tree. I endured a fourth cancer surgery and feel renewed – once again officially with “no evidence of disease.” Just call me NED. The spurts of spring have inspired me to redesign my site and add a new aspect of myself – my art. I…
I’m excited to share my start writing for the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. First post is on everyone’s favorite winter bodily fluid – snot!