Ophthalmology

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

How OWL has influenced my path to success

More than 8 years ago, I joined Ophthalmic Women Leaders. At the time, my “mission” was to simply expand my network, meet other female professionals within...

Optometry

Friday, September 12, 2014

New 'smartwatch' creates need for 'smartvision'

How cool is this? A watch that allows you to send and receive SMS messages, view photos and process emails? After Apple’s announcement, tapping on...

Endocrinology

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Personal memories of diabetes fuel a professional outlook

The February issue of Endocrine Today highlighting the history of diabetes and its management really caught my...

Cardiology

Monday, September 08, 2014

The unscheduled visit: Industry is at the door

For some, it comes every week and for some, every day. You may be walking down the hall, going into your office or entering the cath lab when you...

Pediatrics

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Containing disease

This weekend I played a board game, Pandemic (intended for ages 10 and up, but I played with four adults.) The premise of the game is that all players work together to cure the...

Infectious Disease

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Protect your patients traveling to polio-infected countries

In 1988, when the global polio eradication effort began, there were an estimated 350,000 paralytic cases, about 1,000 cases per day on ...

Hematology Oncology

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Bringing colorectal cancer into the spotlight

Still in the shadow of public and medical attention, yet quite infamous, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the...

Psychiatry

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

What happens to autistic children when they get older?

The increased prevalence of autism, now estimated between 1 and 88 children and 1 and 50 males will present a sizeable challenge to the...