When I first started lecturing, my manager would notate how many times I used the word 'um,' 'and' or some other filler. I didn't believe her when she told me I was upwards of 30 'ums' in a one-hour speech. At my next lecture, I began to hear myself use the fillers. As my transitions [...]
I was driving to Boston up 95 listening to LL Cool J on the radio, and a line came into my head: My name is Eva Grayzel I gotta story to tell That's good, I thought. I turned off the radio and the rhyming lines kept coming. I had to keep pulling over to write [...]
It isn't easy to score with free media attention. What was it about my story that captured the attention of this particular online magazine? Was it the catchy title, 'Tongue-Tied: A Story NOT Silenced by Oral Cancer.' Was it the bold flyer designed by my graphic artist at Patadigital Designs? Perhaps, the email came across [...]
Poetry helps medical students connect emotionally to a patients' experience. Do you have a poem about experiencing the 'art' of medicine to share??