“Notes from a Healer” — A Personal Perspective

The toddler is being difficult. He doesn’t want to take off his shoes; he doesn’t want to get weighed. He runs down the hallway and resists his mother’s efforts to drag him back to the scale. As I rush by this scene on my way to see my next patient, I sense the frustration in our medical assistant’s demeanor. It’s the end of the morning, and she’s not happy either.  more»

My latest installment of Notes from a HealerA Personal Perspective — is now online, newly published in the Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine.

The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine is an online clearinghouse for manuscripts dealing with the humanities and medicine. Interested readers can access a list of editorial board members and regular contributors here.

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One comment on ““Notes from a Healer” — A Personal Perspective

  1. td says:

    It’s a parent’s job to stop their child from “acting out” in public. Too many folks allow their children to misbehave, believing that everyone else should think them special and beyond reproach. You can bet that difficult children will grow to be difficult adults …

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