Well-being Blog

The posts below are a view into our approach to physician well-being.  Some focus on the practice of medicine, while others remind doctors that they are also human beings with a life and identity outside of medicine.  In all cases, we hope they will serve as a source of encouragement and renewal.

Delivering Messages of Joy and Pain

In my last post, I referred to Dr. Paul Kalanithi’s memoir "When Breath Becomes Air."  Kalanithi died prematurely of lung cancer.  He wrote this book as he was dying, which might explain the depth and perspective with which he looks at his life as a physician.  Even...

Hope

  Dr. Paul Kalanithi wrote a powerful memoir titled "When Breath Becomes Air."  Kalanithi died prematurely of lung cancer and he wrote this book as he was dying - which may explain the depth and perspective with which he looks at his life as a physician.  Even in...