Why creative writing skills serve as essential beside clinical skills in the care of my patients in the ER. Thrilled to write this piece for The Arnold P. Gold Foundation blog, May 16, 2014
Category: Selected words & media
Speaking the Unspeakable
Speaking the Unspeakable was published in Return to House of God: Medical Resident Education 1978-2008. The book marked the 30th anniversary of the publication of the seminal novel by Samuel Shem. It was edited by Martin Kohn and Carol Donley, pioneers, movers and shakers in medical humanities. This book was published by the wonderful Kent State University Press in 2008.
Are CT scans ordered too often? Well consider the leafblower
This first appeared in Littoral Medicine, December 14, 2014 and it was reposted as “Are CT scans ordered too often? Well, consider the leaf blower,” KevinMD.com January 17, 2015
First appeared in Littoral Medicine, November 10, 2014. It was reposted in KevinMD November 23, 2014.
Guilt + Time: My Enemies
This reflective piece appeared in the University of Toronto Medical Journal in March 2010. Originally published in Ars Medica, Spring, 2007