Why Medicine Needs Its Stories

I was at a dinner meeting for our hospital last week, and before everyone went in to sit at their tables and hear the evening’s speeches, there was … [Read more...]

We Need More Time with Patients, Less with Computers

I was dining at a friend’s house recently after a long day in the hospital. He has just bought a beautiful new home with his rapidly expanding family, … [Read more...]

Promoting Healthy Eating in Hospitals

I remember the day like it was yesterday. I was a medical student, rounding with my team, and we had just talked to a diabetic patient who was … [Read more...]

Logging Miles at the Hospital

Recently, I ran the Nantucket Half Marathon. Despite a deluge of showers the day before, the rain managed to hold off on race day and there was a … [Read more...]