patient stories, pop culture, spirituality

The Need for Poetry

"The world does not need more doctors. It needs more doctors that understand poetry."

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patient stories

Keeping Vigil

We are truly, as Mat Kearney sings, one phone call, one text, one new devastating piece of information away from our knees.

patient stories, travel nursing

The Freedom of Boundaries

If people aren’t happy with our best effort, there’s nothing that we can give that’s going to make them happy. And if we are not happy with the best effort that others give us, there's nothing that others can give us that's going to make us happy.

patient stories, spirituality

When Hope Disappoints

Every diagnosis from a chronic, manageable illness like diabetes or Crohn's disease to a life-limiting diagnosis of chronic heart failure or cancer challenges us to grieve.