When I started medical school, I didn’t meet or know many doctors who were capable or interested in taking care of all of me because of my identity, much less as leaders in making this the norm in health care. This is because doctors like that would be denied access to medical education based on their own identity.
In 2016, there are doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, therapists, public health professionals who are capable, interested, and leading in taking care of all of a person, as their authentic self. From around the world. Continue reading→
“If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.” – Steve Jobs
I have found that sometimes people don’t want to engage in the conversations that go along with these, which I respect. However, I want to control my death destiny as much as I want to control my life destiny, which is why this process and these documents help. Continue reading→
Last week I was fortunate to co-present with Sheila Franklin and Jessica Tunon on one of my favorite topics.
It’s the best sign of contagion when you are not the only person presenting on something that you are so passionate about.
My slides are below. You can also view the entire presentation at the America Walks web site..
Sometimes you know you are watching history being made.
This year’s International Transgender Day of Remembrance was different from years past. Washington, DC’s civic leaders were all present, as were the most transformational leaders of our time, all in one place, physically and emotionally.
I am sure that most people who visit the beautiful Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco building spend time taking photos of the exterior and interior architecture. I spent time taking photos of the bathroom, which was the most unexpected surprise of the building’s experience – a clearly and deliberately designed all gender restroom.
What’s great about it?
Photos from the ACA Open Enrollment Briefing at the White House, and a special Mannequin Challenge. Always be open to trying something new, especially when better health for all results 🙂 . Continue reading→