Freelance writer, editor, communications consultant for media, institutions, nonprofits, government, business. Facile in both journalism and strategic communications.
Interview with Doris Kearns Goodwin
Goodwin is lively, gracious, and (of course) knowledgeable.
Helping Torture Survivors Build a New Life
"People come to the doctor with their symptoms, not their stories."
Physicians treat trauma stemming from human rights abuses.
Throughout history, transgender people have been misunderstood and seldom studied. That’s beginning to change.
Transgender terminology: It's complicated
Learn the proper terms. (sidebar)
Doomed to Die
Despite the availability of prenatal screening tests, Tay-Sachs, Canavan, and other genetic diseases with a Jewish link still bring tragedy to some families.
"The Mountaintops" AAMC President's Annual Address
Delivered at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges, Nov. 2018. I served as speech writer for Darrell Kirch, MD, president and CEO.
Music May Provide Clues to Treating Alzheimer's Disease
Enjoyment of music is one of the last brain functions lost in people with Alzheimer's disease. This finding could help in treating or slowing the disease.
The Phantom Formula
A peek backstage behind a live Phantom of the Opera production.
AAMCNews, Read All About It
AAMCNews celebrates its first year with a steady growth in page views, a national award, and an expanding archive. A few words from Editor Eve Glicksman.
The Bagelization of America
Essay on the history of the bagel.
What's So Funny?
Sit-Coms: Can the laugh track, please.
Need a New Kidney? Ask and You May Receive
About 95,000 Americans are waiting for a kidney transplant today. On average, they will wait three to five years before a match turns up on the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) list.
Taming the In-Laws
Tips for getting along with your beloved's family.
Roommates: When Sharing a Living Space Goes Awry
Tales from the front line.
Advancing women in academic medicine: Progress, challenges, and hope for the future
Ghostwritten column for AAMC President and CEO Darrell Kirch, MD. He urges medical schools and teaching hospitals to create institutional climates that support and promote women.