Giving the Gift of Yoga

This past year has been an exciting adventure in establishing YogaCare, a non-profit with a mission to spread the healing benefits of yoga to all communities. As we enter the holiday season, I would like to share YogaCare’s newsletter and holiday wish list with you. Dear YogaCare Friends, In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we would…

Connectedness: The Key to Resilience, Inclusion and Excellence

Sometimes weeks accidentally have themes. Last week’s theme was connectedness. On Saturday, I attended a talk on physician resilience at the American Association of Medical Colleges annual meeting. On Monday, I attended a talk on diversity, inclusion and excellence at the University of Chicago Medicine. On Thursday, I participated in a conversation within the family…

SWOT Analysis of a Community Health Center

I’ve had a dream. In our messed up, dysfunctional macro-healthcare system, I’ve dreamed of empowering providers to play a part in designing and implementing clinical processes that make our micro-systems work in each unique clinical environment. Everyone involved in providing clinical care–from patient service representatives, to medical assistants, to physicians, to our medical records peers,…