Musing of a Contemporary Pathologist

Doctors who write; It all began with Ctesius of Cnidus

A question I am often asked about my first novel, A Little Piece of Me, is: why did you write it? This is usually followed by: how long did it take? I also get asked if it is based on something in my life. I did study a liver biopsy with the same condition affecting the little boy in the book and, as I called the pediatrician to relay the diagnosis, I wondered about the effect of this condition on a family about...

THE Dodgers, once and forever

  Many times, in the years after my 1984 move to Los Angeles from New York, colleagues would invite me to go with them to Dodger Stadium in Chavez Ravine to see the Los Angeles Dodgers play. I always politely declined, usually saying only that I had lost my interest in baseball many years ago. Sometimes I would be rather blunt and say that whoever was now playing baseball had nothing to do with my team, nothing...