Happy Doctors Day!

In honor of Doctor’s Day 2022, I took Norman Rockwell’s famous painting “Doc Melhorn and the Pearly Gates” and added some hues. I’m grateful for the caring colleagues I’ve had the privilege of working beside over the years… people who strive to know their patients “inside out” like Doc Melhorn. “’He was just a good […]

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Closing a Chapter

DURHAM, NC – When it comes to updating a website, I landed on Santa’s lump-of-coal list for yet another year. In my defense, it’s been a busy one. Apart from the usual pandemic chaos which continues to upend all of our lives, my spouse Bethany and I, along with our loyal pup Lily, have been […]

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The woman who changed how we die…

When it comes to courageous healthcare heroes, it’s hard to think of anyone quite like Dame Cicely Saunders – nurse, social worker, doctor, and an extraordinary spark in bringing rigorous compassion to medicine… I’m excited to share my comic on the life of Dame Saunders published with Annals of Internal Medicine just in time for […]

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#TipsForNewDocs

In honor of the July arrival of new doctors at teaching hospitals around the country, the Twittersphere is actively producing a variety of #TipsforNewDocs. Here is my own compiled and drawn list of 7 graphic tips to add to the mix. Number 1- Listen to #Nurses !! Number 2 – It’s hard to remember when […]

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