The (Hand)written Word

I have vivid memories of sitting at the dining room table of my parents' house, note cards and address book spread before me, squirming and complaining to my mother, "I don't know what to write!" The scene unfolded annually in the week following Christmas and my birthday, which are lumped together in a way that …

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Guest Post: His Voice

I remember very clearly reading Dr. Jeremy Topin's writing for the first time. When I came across his article The 'good' death that could have been much better on StatNews, I immediately thought, This guy gets it. From there I eagerly signed up to follow his blog, started following him on Twitter, and, a few months ago, had …

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Guest Post: Critical Moments

I'm thrilled to bring the first-ever guest post to The Growth Curve, written by my longtime friend and colleague. Pete Beaulieu, DO, MPH, is an intense and fascinating guy who, it turns out, is also a writer. I met this former Marine years ago in graduate school; we both earned an MPH at The Dartmouth …

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