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Hey, doc! When are you going concierge?
I’ve been asked this question many times in my twenty-three years of practicing medicine, although mostly in the last five years. Concierge medicine, in a nutshell, is when a doctor asks for an annual pre-paid fee to give his/her enrollees more … Continue reading
Live Oak and Moss
At the end of a busy day at the office the drive home is often routine. It’s easy to focus on the traffic and news on the radio. Sometimes a diversion will literally fly across the road in front of the car in the form … Continue reading
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YJHM: Samuel K. Parish, “All Saints House”
YJHM: Samuel K. Parish, “All Saints House”. This essay was published in the Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine. It is one chapter from my novel pending publication, The Blind Caduceus.
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Reading — Keep Calm and Carry On
The photos of people reading in London after WWII bombing blitz. Making the best of a bad situation. I wonder what books they are reading?
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To Read is to Fly: Reading, Around the World
Reading– the key that unlocks the door to the rest of the world.
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Literary Influences: The Citadel
Some books pass through your mind like wind through a desert with no effect. Other books, The Citadel included, enter the mind and heart and stay with permanent effects.
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