January 4, 2015

How can you not know what the acetabulum is?!

I distinctly remember learning about the acetabulum. I was in nursing school- studying an intact human skeleton- and our professor was talking about joints. Yes, my dear […]
February 27, 2014

A Surprise Reunion

Today I called a doctor’s office to discuss a patient issue. The receptionist identified herself in a hoarse voice, then suppressed a sniffle. Before I could […]
February 24, 2014

I am (not) Superman

I would like to make a confession. I am not Superman. But please read on. I am a registered nurse. I spent time, money and effort […]
September 4, 2013

The Critical Care Shofar Ritual

Once upon a time there was a young rabbi who, inspired by the Rosh Hashana spirit, decided to walk across town to blow shofar for hospital […]