The Hot Seat

When I did my surgical pathology fellowship many, many decades ago, I did a two-month stint at what was fondly named, the ‘Hot Seat.’ The Hot Seat duty was not pleasant. In fact, for a person with performance anxiety or any sense of perfectionism, it was brutal....

Dr. Gibbs and the Dungeon

No doctor in my home town knew how to take care of children with cystic fibrosis. This is not surprising. It was the 1960’s, and only very recently had there been a diagnostic test discovered which could indicate the cause of the child’s problems, a disease recently...
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