I recently read a controversy about physician use of Twitter. (see http://drwes.blogspot.com/2012/12/guest-post-physicians-beware-on.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed:+DrWes+(Dr.+Wes)&m=1&goback=%2Egde_2181454_member_19396595 and My Heart Sisters)  I hemmed and hawed about entering the debate, but in the end felt it was my duty. So here are my thoughts: I (and hopefully most physicians!) would agree that noone should tolerate bad doctors. Period. We take an […]

Last summer, I was enjoying a relatively smooth second pregnancy despite my “advanced maternal age.”  It was a warm, sunny Sunday afternoon, closing a (miraculous) full weekend off of clinical shifts.  I lay down to take a little nap; my then-two-year-old daughter climbed into bed next to me. Suddenly – life changed.   I felt a gush […]