*As a palliative care doctor, I often spend time working alongside families that are trying to navigate the minefield of facility-based care. Whether they are learning the rules and coverage options for short-term rehab or trying to figure out how to arrange long-term care at an assisted living facility or nursing home, our country’s options […]Read More HOUSE HUNTERS: Nursing Facility DreamHome Edition
Latest illustrated essay is here on Medium… Below are the first few frames. Click here to go to Medium and keep reading.Read More Before the pandemic, U.S. healthcare already had a crisis.
“As we take stock of masks, gloves, and ventilators, we must also be ready to dig deep into our reserves of patience, communication, and compassion.” Nathan A. Gray, MDRead More Palliative Care in the Time of COVID
Durham, NC – My latest graphic medicine piece was published last week, and I’m grateful to Topic magazine for giving this story a platform. I tried hard to capture the pain and grit of one of the hard decisions that patients and doctors are forced to make in the midst of life-threatening illness. While I believe strongly […]Read More Finding Humanity in Medicine’s High-Tech Death Ritual…
A cartoon salute to the medical folks working this #LaborDay . . . Hope you’re able to feel appreciated for the hard work you do, even when you may feel toasted!! #LaborOnLaborDay #GraphicMedicineRead More Burnout
N. Gray, MDRead More Struck by House, Initial Encounter…
I have nothing funny this week… only an image and a question: “How long?” From NEJM, Firearm-Related Injury and Death: A Public Health Crisis From JAMA, Death by Gun Violence: A Public Health CrisisRead More How Long?
Will Captain Smartphrase and Databoy be able to find their digital way in the midst of the mindless muck? …Or will they be swallowed into an abyss of cut-and-pasted smart-text? Come back to the Ink Vessel next week(ish) to find out!!Read More The EHR Voyage – Episode 2!!
What will happen to Captain Smartphrase and DataBoy? Will they be lost forever in a sea of meaningless digital flotsam? Come back to The Ink Vessel next week(ish) to find out…Read More Captain Smartphrase and The Electronic Health Record Voyage!!! (Episode 1)