Grand Rounds at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital

On January 14, I am privileged to give Grand Rounds to the medical staff at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital here in Boston. I’m going to talk about strategies to reduce clinician burnout and mental illness and to improve well-being. In our work as healers, humanism and relieving suffering are central themes, yet burnout and mental illness can threaten these values. Continue reading Grand Rounds at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital

My New Year’s Resolution

The past few days I’ve spent time thinking about my resolution for 2020, and here’s what I’ve come up with. My goal is to complete the Boston Sprint Triathlon on August 2, 2020. It includes a 750m ocean swim, 17.5K bike ride, and 5.5K┬árun. I’ve never attempted a triathlon before, swum in the ocean for a significant distance, or rode in a bike race. I … Continue reading My New Year’s Resolution