Other Writings

The End of Dr. Mosesa short story published in The Examined Life Journal, the literary journal of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

The Case of Mr. Georgean essay published in April 2016 in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, the journal of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, describing an interesting case from my medical school days and its implications for contemporary health care.

Complication, an essay published in July 2016 in The American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, describing a surgical complication and my reactions to it.

A Clash of Values, an essay published in the Summer 2016 issue of The Pharos, journal of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, dealing with patient gender preferences and cultural disparities in the practice of obstetrics and gynecology.

Quantity and Quality in Medicine: Lessons from the Humble Pap, an essay published in in September 2016 in The American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, addressing distinctions between quantity and quality in medical care.

Good Eggs and Bad Eggs, an essay published in November 2016 in The American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, dealing with how incentives influence decision-making in medicine.

Don’t Ease Resident Work Hour Restrictions, an essay published in the Health Affairs blog, February 2017. This essay opposes the relaxing of work hour restrictions allowable for residents, and also advocates for limiting the consecutive work hours of physicians in practice.

The Most Important Quality of a Physician, an essay published in April 2018 in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Lessons from an Angry Patient, a Perspective published in August 2018 in the New England Journal of Medicine. At this time, full text access is available only to subscribers of the Journal.