editorial in SLC Tribune I called it “The Depressed Doctor” in homage to David Foster Wallace and his short story, “The Depressed Person.” The SLC Tribune titled it: “Doctors Can Only Give So Much.” Here’s a link to the Schwartz foundation and more about Schwartz Rounds.
from Air Quality Board Other thoughts on air pollution.
Stories are at the heart of who we are as people. In medicine, patients tell their doctors the story of how their symptoms started and how they have progressed. They tell the story of how they feel now. We document this story in a note from the encounter that we call the “history and physical.” … Continue reading
“Mom, doctors are men and nurses are women,” one of my four-year-olds said to me cuddling up in my lap as the pediatric nurse walked in. He wasn’t trying to be inflammatory. At this age, he had been learning social norms, and his voice betrayed the pride he felt at finally figuring out this “rule.” … Continue reading
What I learned at the University of Utah Air Quality Retreat March 4, 2013: From Particles to People: Air Quality, Health, and Society Retreat 1. Air Pollution is bad for you. One of the ground-breaking studies on evaluating the effects of air pollution compared the rate of hospitalizations in children living near a steel mill … Continue reading
Hi all, happy valentine’s day! I hope you’re all doing well. It was fun to meet up with some of our class for the reunion conference. While this conference was not the life-altering event our class was, I still found it useful and thought I’d share some of the things I learned at the conference. … Continue reading