The Green Lawn

2018-10-18T05:46:04+00:00 October 18th, 2018|General|

I am a very grateful member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. This organization has taught me much over the past three decades. The Academy always knows which issues are their top priorities. They choose [...]


2018-09-27T08:55:45+00:00 September 27th, 2018|General|

Not so long ago one of my patients, a girl who is almost a teenager, drew me a sketch. When I asked her mom “Tell me what your child is good at?” the mom did [...]

Ignorance is not bliss

2018-09-13T06:39:11+00:00 September 13th, 2018|General|

Not so long ago I suffered---daily and for months. It was especially bad at night. I was in agony. Having done over 100 marathons and running daily since December 16, 2009 I thought my back [...]

The Right View

2018-08-14T06:09:04+00:00 August 14th, 2018|General|

When a peer of mine was asked how he likes his job, his answer was a lovely line I shall always treasure at my core: “It is lots better than working” By now you may [...]


2018-07-26T06:15:13+00:00 July 26th, 2018|General|

After almost four decades of working as a doctor, and observing both my patients and peers, I am still learning about where most of us camp. By camping I mean where we hang out; where [...]