The New Doctor

As I drove to my first shift of residency, my first shift as a doctor, all I could think about was my friend’s dog. *** During my last year of medical school, my husband had moved to a different city for reasons related to his work.  One perk of our arrangement was that he shared …

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Physician Writer

I wrote my first story when I was four.  To be fair, I dictated it.  My mother took down my words, printing them neatly across the squares of white paper that she had stapled together to make a book.  She left plenty of space above for my crayoned illustrations.  When we were done, I was …

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