Tag Archives: Photos

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

Becoming Bilingual in Health and Education is important for doctors, too



In a medical practice, what percentage of patients spend most of their days in schools? For Kaiser Permanente’s 9.5 million members, the number is about 20%, which is huge in terms of a significant place of influence for health. August 14 started the epic healthy schools innovation week at the Center for Total Health (see: » » » » on to the full article

Making Healthcare more Human, Design Diplomat Chris McCarthy



View Changing Healthcare Delivery through Design 46269 on Flickr.com This week I got to see Chris McCarthy (@McCarthyChris) participate on a panel of talented design leaders in San Francisco ( Changing Healthcare Delivery Through Design, San Francisco – Eventbrite ) with a physician colleague of mine, Deb Friesen, MD, because we were both attending a » » » » on to the full article

Design for Action is having its first ever conference, Washington, DC, 10/14/14!



Who uses behavioral science? Who doesn’t? If you don’t you should. View on Flickr.com Disclosure: I am a volunteer Board Member for Action Design Network, the 501c3 that supports Action Design DC, SF, New York and Boston…. …and I have been a Board Member since March, 2014, because the Action Design Network is interested in connecting » » » » on to the full article

MakerDocsDC – August – Being a physician entrepreneur



Co-mentoring – Nishi Rawat, MD, Brian Masterson, MD, Kevin Maloy, MD (@MaloyKR), Ed Tori, DO (@DrEdTori) (View on Flickr.com) It’s hard enough to be an entrepreneur (I can only guess, I am more of an intrapreneur), being an entrepreneur and a physician at the same time brings its own special challenges. And a lot of » » » » on to the full article

In the future, patients and families will help design and govern the health system. We’re from the future.



@KPSanDiego innovates. Dr. Susan Mahler and Dr. Jeff Benabio with Susan’s daughter Patricia, TEDMED, 2013 (View on Flickr.com) A patient on a governance group for workforce Information technology? Yes! For some reason, I haven’t posted about the fact that I am part of the National Quality Forum’s (@NatQualityForum) Patient and Family Engagement Action Team. We » » » » on to the full article

The People of Washington, DC’s Anacostia are Building a Culture of Health



View ‘Anacostia’s Culture of Health 45942′ on Flickr.com The last time I was in Anacostia, Ward 8 of Washington, DC, was almost exactly 2 years ago (!) when I walked with Kait Roe (@Fuse_Kait) and Pierre Vigilance, MD (@PierreVigilance) (see: My #walkwithadoc and patient, exploring the determinants of health in Washington, DC Ward 8 | Ted » » » » on to the full article