The Future of Hospital Medicine…Is Connected
April 18, 2023
Recently someone on Twitter, supposedly a physician, replied to one of my tweets calling out misinformation and tried to catch me in some trap about vaccine-induced cardiac events. She went on to...
Females and the Future of Hospital Medicine
April 13, 2023
I was unknowingly the future of hospital medicine, but it was a future that almost didn’t come true. The first time I stepped onto the hospital wards was with a physician who called himself a...
The Future of Hospital Medicine
April 13, 2023
In the future, the hospital's heart will beat With a rhythm that is new and sweet. Technology, including AI's might, Will aid patient care innovation, day and night. The hospitalist will...
February 22, 2023
Handoff, rounding, charting, click on sepsis alert. Consecutive 12-hour shifts, have to “Rinse & Repeat.” Luxury to pause, reflect, connect with patients & peers. Has, unfortunately,...
The Rabbit Hole or The Thin Red Line
February 14, 2023
The last two years have nearly drained my soul to the last drop. There have been so many moments that have been tear-stained, hopeless, dark, full of loss, and covered in blood. We have faced a...
What Does it Mean to Die?
January 20, 2023
What does it mean to die? Is it the abrupt ceasing of the heart, Or is it the transcendence into a new dimension, As your soul slowly departs. What does it mean to die? Is death the mere...
January 19, 2023
As a transplant, I wasn’t familiar with the city's geography. But I knew where the streets were, and that’s where we went. We all piled into the van—the outreach coordinator, nurse, attending,...
December 1, 2022
Dr. Migliore I step off the subway, up the elevator, and up several flights of stairs. There’s a homeless man there who always uses the last stair of the lower staircase as a tray for his food....
Great White Shark
October 24, 2022
She says you seem to be in a rush, as if, a million things are going through your mind. As if the world is racing ahead, and you’re eagerly chasing behind. She tells me about her dog...
October 3, 2022
Dear patients... Yes, we heal what ails. We also comfort, when all else fails. We apply bandages to physical wounds, suture them well. We apply salve to your emotional scars, listen intently to...