Month: April 2014

Flashbacks from Training…. Remembering The Babies

Flashbacks from Training…. Remembering The Babies

Lilah was about eight months old and essentially abandoned to the neonatal intensive care unit of the hospital where she was born, and where I trained. She had been born extremely prematurely to a mother lost to addiction and never heard from again. She had […]

A Doctor And A Mother And A Day of Doing Neither

A Doctor And A Mother And A Day of Doing Neither

Today was Patriot’s day and Marathon Monday and the first day of school vacation and a sort-of holiday for many. But not for the hospital. Not for my clinic. Not for my brother or my dad or many of my colleagues who dutifully drove in […]

Why I’m Up This Late On A School Night

Why I’m Up This Late On A School Night

I was up at 5 a.m. this morning. I need to be asleep right now, 11 p.m. But Babygirl, our sassy silly bossy girl, just went to sleep. And yes, I said bossy, because she is, and we love that about her. Per the “ban […]

90 Minutes…and Pizza

90 Minutes…and Pizza

This week was very intense. Clinically intense. Alot of sick folks, challenging cases and conversations. I stayed at work later than usual a few days this week; I’ve been checking emails and labs on patients after hours. Not letting work go. Not good. So, last […]

Latest post from MiM: Jack of All Trades, Master of None

Latest post from MiM: Jack of All Trades, Master of None

Check out my last post at Mothers in Medicine, a reflection on a typical clinic session for us internists:   http://www.mothersinmedicine.com/2014/03/jack-of-all-trades-master-of-none.html