August 28, 2020

To My Boys

What happens when you are competing against someone who has it easier in a competition?  In sports, injuries, home field advantages, cheating (that is not recognized by the refs or league) and a host of other things can tip the scale.

In these situations there...

June 23, 2020

To my boys:

Are there too many malpractice lawsuits or not enough of them? 

Most physician organizations would say there are too many, and that they cause an overabundance of unnecessary tests and procedures under the heading of "defensive medicine".

Most trial lawyers an...

June 10, 2020

To my boys:

One of the more underrated skills learned during medical school and residency is that of producing "one-liners". Not to be confused with the one-liners that comedians and trolls use onstage and online, respectively, in medicine the term refers to providing m...

June 9, 2020

To my boys:

When I was in medical school, we had a course entitled "Doctoring". Our class was broken up into small groups and in weekly sessions our group would be led by two faculty who were also practicing MD's. The material covered was a hodgepodge of topics that rel...

June 5, 2020

The next true leader of the party will be one of three people, someone who fought/dominated Trump, someone not at all on the scene right now, or Trump himself.

To my boys:

The Hippocampus is a remarkable structure. It allows for the consolidation of memories of all sorts...

June 10, 2019

I love The Bulwark. For those of you who are not aware of it, it is a kind of journalistic refuge for conservative writers/thinkers who have refused to allow their beliefs to submit to the current political tides within the GOP. 

I was delighted that my piece on th...

May 31, 2019

This blog is a place where I will be posting thoughts on a variety of topics

that fall outside of my published research and writing. 

May 23, 2019

Chris Rock in his first album had a great bit talking about former Washington D.C. Mayor Marion Berry, who famously was re-elected after being caught on video camera smoking crack. Rock's point was, by voting for someone so clearly unfit for office, any attempts by the...

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