Time to bring back morbidity and mortality conferences

My post on the changing culture of medicine as reflected in the way we talk about our errors in M&Ms is up at kevinMD. http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2014/07/time-bring-back-morbidity-mortality-conferences.html

Celebrating the Holidays

My piece on Brain, Mother blog with Lauren Apfel on why I love celebrating the holidays.  A little belated, but I am aiming to get my holiday cards out by the end of January, so it isn’t the only thing belated this winter.  Happy New 2014 everyone! 🙂 http://www.brainchildmag.com/2013/12/celebrating-the-holidays-two-different-perspectives/ Also, for the record, what we … Continue reading

Physician Compensation up at KevinMD

My post on physician compensation up at KevinMD http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2013/11/society-reflected-doctors-paid.html

Giving my cell phone number to a patient. Is that what doctors should do?

Check out my new post on the pros and cons of doctors giving out their cell phone numbers up today on kevinmd. http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2013/10/share-direct-contact-information-patients.html

Our Words Leave The Most Lasting Impression

My variously named post – “The Weight of Words” or “Our Words Leave The Most Lasting Impression” is now up at kevinmd.com. Check it out at http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2013/10/words-leave-lasting-impression.html

We Survived Childhood, They Will Too

My new post on evidence-free parenting up on scarymommy today. Check it out at http://www.scarymommy.com/survived-childhood/   How long can I manage to breastfeed? Is any formula OK? Should they sleep train? Cry it out? Is it OK to bring them in bed with you when the often described but never witnessed “put down in crib … Continue reading

The Women’s Table

My latest post on mentoring women in medicine and science can be found at the Broad Side.  It’s called “The Women’s Table” and you can read it here.  http://www.the-broad-side.com/the-womens-table ————————————————————————— The Women’s Table at Yale (picture) Women’s Table The Women’s Table by renowned artist and architect Maya Lin (B.A. 1981, M. Arch 1986) lists the … Continue reading