Musing of a Contemporary Pathologist

Easter Memories

The New York Times crossword puzzle for Wednesday May 20, 2015 included, as a clue for 23 across: Holiday not widely observed by Quakers. The answer was: Easter. I did not know that about Quakers but I was reminded of one of the reasons to do crossword puzzles: you learn a lot. That puzzle also reminded me why, despite the bunnies and the painted eggs, I am not fond of Easter. The South Brooklyn neighborhood of my...

A Little Piece of Me

Since I was a student at New York’s Stuyvesant High School I have wanted to write fiction. I chose, however, to study medicine and have had a successful career as a pathologist with special interests in liver diseases, autopsy and medical history. I am very excited my first novel has been published. Although it draws upon┬ámy life’s experiences it is fiction. A brief summary is below. I hope you read my...