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Physicians on Twitter

I recently read a controversy about physician use of Twitter. (see 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 […]

5 Lessons Learned on Being A Patient

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 […]