Faith and Family

Faith and Family

Sad, and a little embarrassed to admit, it has been a while since my last blog. Holidays somehow manage to consume your time or maybe it’s just too much turkey and treats making me lazy and sleepy. I’ve also noticed that my blogs ( maybe most everyone’s blog) tend to...
OB-GYN IS THE MOST SOPHISTICATED SPECIALTY

OB-GYN IS THE MOST SOPHISTICATED SPECIALTY

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and there are so many things to be thankful for. One of those things is the honor that I have enjoyed, for the past thirty years, of being an Obstetrician-Gynecologist; the most sophisticated of all specialties. I am sure that almost every...
THE HIPPOCRATIC OATH DEMANDS COURAGE

THE HIPPOCRATIC OATH DEMANDS COURAGE

The weekend before last, Diane and I had the singularly prideful experience of watching our daughter, Sarah, participate in the White Coat Ceremony for first year medical students at Emory University School of Medicine (SOM). It was a beautiful and cool autumn day in...
Medicine as a Popularity Contest

Medicine as a Popularity Contest

With all due respect to my lawyer and architecture friends (including my architect son Taylor in Seattle, WA), I believe that medicine remains one great meritocracies in the United States. Certainly, much greater than even being President where it appears that any...
Dinner With My Favorite Authors

Dinner With My Favorite Authors

I had a wonderful day today doing a book signing at Waterfront Books in Historic Georgetown, S.C. for my new release, Two Drifters. Afterwards, I met with a book club who had already read Two Drifters for a discussion and a question and answer session. It was a very...
STILL RUNNING HARD

STILL RUNNING HARD

When you’re older, there are few benefits, but one of the few is insight. There are just a handful of moments that change the trajectory of your life. Sadly, you don’t know it at the time, but it becomes obvious with the perspective of age. One of those moments...
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