Archive Monthly Archives: February 2019

How to Embrace Slow

When work is slow it isn’t easy. I am a typical general surgeon.  We like to be busy!!! When I say busy, we thrive on adrenaline, challenge and the ability to fix problems and help our patients.  Our training is demanding, hectic without much free time.  We multitask and have many thoughts in our head […]

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Add a Dose of Kindness in Healthcare

Today I am inspired to write about being kind.  Unfortunately, the world of medicine is not always kind, nor is our society today.  While I was recently on call, I had the pleasure of being the sixth doctor called to admit a patient.  It was 11pm on a Friday.  The patient had a new complicated […]

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