The Tao of Empowered Caregiving

Last week on my radio show, I had Helena Doyle on.  She along with her sister are the caregivers for her parents.  Both her parents have complex medical problems and live at home.  I loved speaking with her because she learned how to navigate the healthcare system through trial and error. During our conversation, two…

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Be Alert: July in Hospitals Means A New Class Of Residents!

Every July , there is a new class of first time doctors starting their residency at every hospital in the country.  Residents are thrown into the fray and expected to act like doctors and make medical decisions.  They are overseen by attendings, who are second or third year residents.  The attendings are supervised by the…

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