Innovation

8/14/22 For various reasons, my family is, unknowingly, currently participating in an experiment. We have a habit of going to the grocery store whenever we crave/want certain foods. Well, this past week, I put a ban on going to the store – and I’m amazed at how innovative & creative my family has become. MyContinue reading “Innovation”

I Dissent

In regards to the court’s ruling on 6/24/2022, re: overturning Roe vs Wade, I dissent. ALL MEDICAL DECISIONS are personal & private & no one outside of the direct patient:physician relationship should have any say on ANY MEDICAL DECISIONS. Attempting to insert one’s personal views, beliefs, politics, religions, thoughts, conclusions is unethical, harmful, & willContinue reading “I Dissent”

Activate. USE YOUR VOICE.

I recently responded to a post in a group re: how pediatricians are “undervalued/underpaid”. The thing is, it’s not just pediatricians, or primary care – but ALL PHYSICIANS. The rise of corporatized for profit “healthcare” has affected all specialties – especially primary care and pediatrics. The way “reimbursement” works with insurance-based fee for service/RVUs evenContinue reading “Activate. USE YOUR VOICE.”

MOC/ board certification – does it even matter anymore?

I’m a pediatrician that started practicing BEFORE MOC existed, when being board certified actually meant something. Being a “board certified physician” meant you had passed the equivalent to a PhD thesis: you had finally reached a pinnacle in your medical career. After a minimum of 11 YEARS of higher education, graduating medical school and completingContinue reading “MOC/ board certification – does it even matter anymore?”

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