On November 17th, I celebrated the three-year anniversary of the end of my leukemia relapse treatment.  In going through the day, I thought a lot about what I went through.  I thought a lot about how I ever survived it all.   I remember so vividly those hopeless moments, hours, days, months of nausea, pain, and so many forms of discomfort.  What stands out to me was the hopelessness and ...


The word medicine, in today’s world, seems to indicate a hard science in search of cures for many kinds of human ailments, such as cancer.  However, I believe that the true definition of medicine is the practice of healing.  Medicine is both an art and a science because it involves both human and technological interaction.  The art of compassionate care and social interaction must be combined with the science of ...


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