Photo Friday:  Leadership Selfie, DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Leadership Selfie, DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier, Washington, DC USA

Cathy Lanier was in this blog in 2008 (camera wasn’t as good though -> Photo: DC Police Supporting Their Community | Ted Eytan, MD). Leaders posing with their constituencies is a cool byproduct of the selfie (Photo Friday: Equality Selfie, with Washington, DC Mayor Vince Gray | Ted Eytan, MD) & I like taking photos … Continue reading Photo Friday: Leadership Selfie, DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier, Washington, DC USA

Changing Climate (chart), Washington, DC USA 1871-2014

Changing Climate (chart), Washington, DC USA 1871-2014

2014’s average temperature in Washington is below predicted trend, compared to the western United States (see my hometown, Phoenix, Arizona’s Haywood plot). Still, there is a noticeable increase in temperature, with predicted impacts on health in our nation’s capital. Continue reading→

Justice served: Visa paying for denied Zipcar claims

Justice served: Visa paying for denied Zipcar claims

One of the most popular posts on this blog has been this one: Visa Credit Cards refuse to cover Zipcar rentals | Ted Eytan, MD, probably because this issue has affected so many people. Continue reading→

Just Read: Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr.

Just Read: Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr.

It is a gift to have this piece of history completed before his death, and it’s worth the read, if you love Washington, DC, or if you love leadership, as this is one of the most impressive leadership stories of the 20th Century. Continue reading→

Photo Friday: Then and Now, Washington, DC 1968-2014

Photo Friday: Then and Now, Washington, DC 1968-2014

View Then and Now 9th and U 50024 on Flickr.com Composite photo: 1968 – and November 29, 2014. From the documents and photos of that era, it seems it wasn’t recognized that this would set the city back at least 40 years. Maybe good to recognize the lasting effects of conflict today and work to … Continue reading Photo Friday: Then and Now, Washington, DC 1968-2014

#KPLantern is beginning – Human Centered Insights into Transgender Person Health, to make it better

#KPLantern is beginning - Human Centered Insights into Transgender Person Health, to make it better

Beginning next week, I am (temporarily) joining the nationally recognized Kaiser Permanente Innovation Consultancy (@KPInnovation) for KPLantern: Lantern is a project that Kaiser Permanente is undertaking to gain insight into the diverse experiences, challenges, and goals of being a transgender person in our current society and use that insight to better design health and care … Continue reading #KPLantern is beginning – Human Centered Insights into Transgender Person Health, to make it better

Just Read: S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, and Redemption in D.C.

Just Read: S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, and Redemption in D.C.

“Ironically, CBS-WUSA-Channel 9 new anchorman Bruce Johnson told me years later that a lot of the media professionals were going through the same issues that I was going through with drinks, drugs, alcohol and women.” – Marion Barry, in Mayor for Life Continue reading→