• Opinion

    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...

  • Opinion

    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...

  • Article

    Healthcare Circus

    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...

  • Article

    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...

  • Article

    Waffles

    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,...

  • Article

    Mr. M

    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....

  • Article

    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...

  • Article

    Dear patients…

    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...

  • Opinion

    Pandemic

    May 26, 2022

    Here adrift in this ocean I don’t know how long I have been treading water Up a swell Down a swell   Sometimes the water is still like glass Everywhere a new rippling horizon And...