ANONYMITY

Anonymity. When I go to the store, I prefer anonymity.  Sunglasses.  Sometimes a ball cap.  Our town is small and it is a chore to keep from being recognized and curb-sided… “Hey Doc!.” I...

A Depot Drama

Distractions.  Disturbances.  Running wild and going crazy. Is this the way of the Living God? The shepherd boy from Bethlehem wrote this as he was moved by the Holy Spirit: “Be still before...

Dressing Down

DRESSING DOWN Bruce Leibert, M.D. During Holy Week, a friend and patient was emergently hospitalized for the first time in his life.  His supra-ventricular tachycardia (SVT) hit with a vengeance.  His pulse was...

The Gift

Bruce Leibert, M.D. Tough as leather.  Hard as nails.  Tough nut to crack. Mr. J. could be described by these colorful idioms.  He spent his life drinking, fighting, fuming, and fussing. And cussing.  “This...

The Power of Forgiveness

The Power of Forgiveness Christine Koch, M.D. It began as any other day – early morning hours at the hospital, reviewing nursing notes from the previous night, checking recent lab results and stepping...

Clinic Research

International Interprofessional Learning: Evaluating Advanced Practice Nurses’ Cultural Competencies

International Interprofessional Learning: Evaluating Advanced Practice Nurses’ Cultural Competencies Authors: Pamela Willson, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP Dinorah Martinez-Anderson, MSN, FNP-C Susan K. Lee, PhD, RN, CNE Vivian Dawkins,...

Postpartum Blues

Case Report