Mindful practice: Drive-through medicine

Although I recognize the need for sentiments — in both the patient and myself — many times I no longer have the luxury of time necessary to provide them. more»

Interested readers can now access my latest Mindful Practice piece — Drive-through medicine: The McDonaldization of modern medical practice — recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Please note that all of my previously published Humane Medicine pieces can now be accessed here.

Mindful Practice: More than meets the eye

Only one thing nags at me in this particular case: the mother’s tattoos. Frankly, I can’t imagine what would possess anyone to pay enormous sums of money to have every square inch of body surface area covered in tattoo art. more»

Interested readers can now access my article More than meets the eye: Lessons in patient cosmography, newly published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.