Recently, I watched the movie Iron Jawed Angels* with my daughter for her high school literature class. It retells the story of the women’s suffrage movement in the early 1900s, highlighting what the suffragettes endured to fight for women’s right to vote. Many brave women were taunted and tortured, arrested while peacefully protesting and then… Continue reading #metoo

Purest of Loves

Although this isn’t my usual “doctory” sort of post, it is still part of my secret life and influences the “doctory” side of me as well. For those that followed me on Facebook with my travel log and pictures, this gives you some background of why this trip was so important on many levels. To… Continue reading Purest of Loves

Go Pink

This post is a little different than my usual, but since it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I thought addressing typical patient questions would be more appropriate. Back to my regularly scheduled stories coming soon.   Hey ladies! And you gents too! Everyone is affected by breast cancer, either personally or by a family member or friend.… Continue reading Go Pink

Too Close for Comfort

After working for months with the editors, I am proud to say I am the featured writer this week in Pulse, voices from the heart of medicine. Here is the essay : Too Close for Comfort In addition, I also have a piece published in this month’s More Voices section, the topic being “tough choices.” See… Continue reading Too Close for Comfort