It’s June. I love how my city describes the hot, humid days we love to hate. It’s just so ‘close.’ When I came to Richmond to go to medical school and first heard that phrase, I remember thinking, “Close to what?” VCU Medical Center was MCV back then, and when I graduated to become a […]
It was Einstein who said that to do the same thing over and over again and expect a different outcome: that is insanity. The Power People building a children’s hospital must come out from behind closed doors and show their faces. Quitting is insanity.
Flu Near You I’ve pondered for years whether to open Pandora’s Box about all that the doctor’s office does to prepare for your flu vaccine, and until this year, I’ve resisted the urge to whine about the challenges. My father was always one to say, “Don’t bring me a problem without also bringing some […]
An Open Letter to John Duval and Coley Wortham: Gentlemen: Please accept my most sincere congratulations on the occasion of a merger between Children’s Hospital and VCU Children’s Medical Center. You have accomplished today what many before you have only dreamed possible. By marrying two veritable institutions for the betterment of children and children’s healthcare, […]