Under My Skin

Under My Skin

Fenway data, the final frontier

You may have managed patients for decades and have a hunch about who needs immediate help and who can be watched. But "senses" and "hunches" can't...

Commentary

Practice During the Pandemic

I have nothing but sympathy for those who are not emeritus, who have practices to sustain and families to feed.

Commentary

Emeritus

Asking what an emeritus does all day sounds fair, but the question is harder to answer than it sounds.

Under My Skin

Rules of incivility

Our job, often hard, is to always be civil. Society has zero tolerance for our ever being anything else.

Under My Skin

Rescue fantasies

In Walter Mitty moments, many of us daydream of glory: We’ll make that big discovery, score that disruptive app, homer in the bottom of the ninth...

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Fear

Fear mystifies. Fear masquerades. Fear can be trivial or terrifying. But fear is always there.

Under My Skin

Retail neurosis

When I stopped by last August to pick up new eyeglass lenses, Harold the optician sat alone in his shop.

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