Author Archives: Ted Eytan

Speaking of e-waste: Where gadgets go to die | The Economist



The U.S. and China produce more total e-waste than any other country, according to a new map that tracks e-waste around the world.

Source:LiveScience Difference engine: Where gadgets go to die | The Economist. I happened to use the recycling of e-waste as an example in yesterday’s blog post (see: Just Read: Greening Health Care: How Hospitals Can Heal the Planet | Ted Eytan, MD), with the coincidence of this article in The Economist. What little is known » » » » on to the full article

Just Read: Greening Health Care: How Hospitals Can Heal the Planet



Gerwig K. Greening Health Care. New York City: Oxford University Press; 2014 (amazon.com | Oxford University Press) – All proceeds from the sale of Greening Health Care: How Hospitals Can Heal the Planet will go to Health Care Without Harm The US health care industry as a whole spends in excess of $200 billion a » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: Never Give Up



This week’s photograph was inspired by one taken a year earlier, on the anniversary of September 11, in New York City. Tom ‘Gator’ Swann, Proud Gay Veteran, Mar 5, 1958 – , “Never Give Up Hope or Give in to Discrimination”View Congressional Cemetery 46870 on Flickr.com View 911 Memorial 2013 30142 on Flickr.com When the » » » » on to the full article

Request for Proposal: Can I be your mentor (and vice versa?)



I’m posting a request for proposal for my next mentorship relationship, not because I’m such a fantastic catch, more because I want more people to engage in these relationships. I’ve enjoyed two awesome mentorship relationships (see: Now Reading: Don’t hand the keys over, collaborate with Gen Y | Ted Eytan, MD and Being a mentor, enjoying » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: Washington, DC Sunset with Air Force Memorial



View DC people and Places 46459 on Flickr.com Isn’t Washington, DC beautiful? Similar Posts: Photo Friday: National Defense University at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, DC Photo Friday: Diverse communities … Photo Friday: At @ExposedDC with @ReginaHolliday Journey isn’t over: Going to the 50th Anniversary March on Washington Photo Friday: Love Always Wins

Just Read: In DC, there’s up to a 14 year life expectancy gap between blacks and whites that hasn’t changed in 15 years



The life expectancy of a black male in Washington, DC as of 2009 is the same as a man in North Korea as of 2012. For a white male, the life expectancy is higher than Israel, lower than Switzerland. Sources: World Health Organization; Harper S, MacLehose RF, Kaufman JS. Trends In The Black-White Life Expectancy » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: Our generation is changing everything for people who are LGB and Transgender



In the end, we were all inspired by Mother Teresa. View Casa Ruby Check Presentation 46369 on Flickr.com I got to accompany the first runner up Stonewall Darts Team, part of Stonewall Sports (@StonewallSports) “Tall Dart and Handsome” to present the second prize winnings to their selected charity, Casa Ruby DC (@casarubyDC) this week, in the amount of » » » » on to the full article