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/ April 26, 2016 3 COMMENTS
I’ve never been the doctor who yells.  However, if you work in medicine, you’ve met him or her.  I’ll call this physician ‘Dr. Barkus ...
/ April 25, 2016 0 COMMENTS
I remember seeing so many charts in my career on which the well-meaning emergency room physician wrote the following:  ‘Follow up with your primary care ...
Emergistan and Medicine
/ April 26, 2016 3 COMMENTS
I’ve never been the doctor who yells.  However, if you work in medicine, you’ve met him or her.  I’ll call this physician ‘Dr. Barkus Yellby.’  (For the ...
/ April 25, 2016 0 COMMENTS
I remember seeing so many charts in my career on which the well-meaning emergency room physician wrote the following:  ‘Follow up with your primary care doctor.’  Or, if ...
Faith, hope and love
/ April 24, 2016 0 COMMENTS
http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/opinion/contributors/2016/04/24/ed-leap-reminder-youre-not-alone/83295392/ When I was a resident in training, I spent a day working as a physician ...
/ March 28, 2016 0 COMMENTS
  http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/opinion/contributors/2016/03/26/jesus-turned-cross-into-symbol-victory/82160182/ My wife has a new cross necklace, given to her by some dear ...
Wife, kids, pets and home
/ August 28, 2015 1 COMMENTS
I have to admit that I’ve become a bit of a freedom junkie.  As a native West Virginian, there’s this desire, deep inside, to be unfettered.  When I was a child I expressed ...
/ June 14, 2015 2 COMMENTS
http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/opinion/contributors/2015/06/13/ed-leap-homeschooling-offers-families-great-option/71132414/ I have, in my house, a rising Tiger. Our second-born, ...
Issues, humor, hobbies and all the rest
/ April 10, 2016 0 COMMENTS
My latest column in the Greenville News. http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/opinion/contributors/2016/04/09/commentary-fighting-drug-abuse-er/82713082/ I have a lot of ER stories ...
/ March 13, 2016 1 COMMENTS
My column in today’s Greenville News.  You don’t have to be a believer to see that, for all its flaws, the church has had, and continues to have, great benefit for those who ...