Monthly Archive: August 2008


Charity Cases

Here were professionals who deal daily with money, yet know next to nothing about other people’s incomes. When asked to relate themselves to the rest of the population, these high-earners utterly misjudged the magnitude...


Sick Grade

The U.S. fell to last place among 19 industrialized nations on mortality amenable to health care—deaths that might have been prevented with timely and effective care. Although the U.S. rate improved by 4 percent...



Back from a week in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and into the last week of relative freedom before Medical School Year 2: Electric Boogaloo. PV was fun but insanely hot and humid. As I wrote...