“Notes from a Healer” — True Grit

Two identical surnames appear back to back on my morning patient roster: a sister and brother, both scheduled for physical examinations. I haven’t seen either one for several years. When economic times are hard, the family income only goes so far. You cut corners where you can. If the kids aren’t sick, why bring them to the doctor? more»

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

The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine is an online journal fostering discussion about the culture of medicine, medical care, and experiences of illness. Interested readers can access a list of editorial board members and regular contributors here.

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