Month: November 2017

Us, too

Us, too

Yesterday, we had an afternoon-long retreat for our entire medical practice. As work retreats go, it was fairly productive. But the most powerful part was after it ended. The meeting was adjourned, but a group of doctors and nurses lingered, chatting. Almost all of us […]

Falling Down and Owning Up: The Psychology of Embarrassment

Falling Down and Owning Up: The Psychology of Embarrassment

This morning, 6:00 a.m., I parked my car in the grungy pigeon-poop peppered parking garage of the train station, gathered my heavy purse, lunch bag, and travel coffee mug, and began my amble to the platform. Of course, just then, the intercom announced that my […]

Science vs. Bullshit: Dr. Jen Gunter battles falsehood with facts, again

Science vs. Bullshit: Dr. Jen Gunter battles falsehood with facts, again

I hesitated¬† for about a millisecond before placing that swear word in the title. But it’s the least I can do to honor my favorite F-bomb-tossing social-media-savvy OB/GYN. Dr. Gunter has enjoyed some solidly positive news coverage for her lively Twitter takedown of GOOP, Gwyneth […]