Supporting One Another: Interpersonal Wellness and the Science of Kindness

By. Dr. Kieran Steer BEEP BEEP BEEP – my pager squawks at an hour of the night that no human eyes should know. I pull away from the gummed-up keyboard tied to admission notes to answer the page. I return to my note. Another page rings, “we have a new admission, can you get to it ASAP.” This renowned cycle of the on-call junior resident physician pounds through the night – soothed only by the comfort of stale saltine crackers and vending machine diet Coke. But, as the smiling sunlight rises and the new welcomed workday floods the hospital halls, Read More …

Looking Ahead in 2021

By Dr. Hamna Tariq It is finally 2021 and I don’t think I am exaggerating when I say we have been waiting all year for this. I think we can all let out a collective sigh. To be perfectly honest, while I feel like I should be happy, I’m currently struggling with balancing positivity with negativity. As happy as I am that what feels like the worst part is over, there is still a lot of frustration about how 2021 has gone so far. It is still very early on in the new year however and a new year brings Read More …