Today is a Glorious Day

Today is a Glorious Day

My clinic is small, and I share an office with my amazing nurses. It is positioned in such a way that I can see patients as they make their way down the hall to an examination room. We typically see patients once they are situated for our viewing pleasure, sitting on...
Team-Based Healthcare

Team-Based Healthcare

Physician burnout is at an all-time high – and with it, the physician suicide rate. I don’t meet many nurses who say they love their job. Since I work with an amazing team, I can vouch for the fact that a good healthcare team can achieve clinical goals for the...
Savor It

Savor It

I didn’t think it was possible for routine outpatients in the Wound Clinic to get sicker, but apparently it is. At the end of a long and defeating day of unsolvable problems, my last patient was a retired physician in his 90’s with a cardiac ejection fraction of 15%....
The “Art” of Wound Care

The “Art” of Wound Care

I recently spoke at a conference where an artist depicted each speaker’s presentation visually. This is how he interpreted my rapid fire, “Current state of wound care in 15 minutes.” Maybe later I’ll post some of the slides for comparison. In the meantime, this...