100,000 Connected Lemmings


Doctors come on to Twitter nearly every day.  Sharing ideas is now simple: Medium and LinkedIn have made ownership of blogs almost obsolete.  We’re all using these tools. But none of it means anything unless you do something with them.  Sure we … [Continue reading]

33 charts Refresh


33c was lookin' a little 2008 so I thought it was time for a refresh.  Same feel but with a little more breathing room for you, the reader. I'm planning to customize 33c further to make it easier on your eyes and minds.  While I try to live by … [Continue reading]

Weekend Medicine

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It’s remarkable that hospitals still keep weekend schedules.  On the weekend, things stop.  They don’t stop, but they really do.  ORs operate with emergency staffing.  Routine diagnostic imaging is held until Monday morning. Weekend schedules are … [Continue reading]

33 Shorts | January 16, 2014

A few interesting things from the stream this week: Ignorant teens Most of us were smug enough to believe that we understood teens and their social media after reading this Medium post-gone-viral. danah boyd’s brilliant take shows that teens know … [Continue reading]

33 Shorts | January 12, 2015

A few noteworthy things: Board stiff Doctors are sick and tired of jumping hoops. Organized medicine’s latest mandate is maintenance of certification, or MOC. Consisting of an assortment of oddly creative quality and patient-safety exercises, it … [Continue reading]

Is Social Media Over?

Or is it just part of the background? Cyber-swami Fred Wilson has suggested that ‘the social media phase’ of the internet is over. This is important because so many within my reach continue to proselytize on social tools as the next big thing. And … [Continue reading]



Instead of resolutions in years past I have chosen to identify words that would define my approach to the coming year. This year I have decided to choose one word : Essentialism. This powerful word is the title of a book, Essentialism: The … [Continue reading]