About

Welcome.

I am a physician, a family medicine specialist with a focus on total health, diversity, and Washington, DC.

In 2007, I decided to relocate to our nation’s capital, from Seattle, Washington, to further my interests while continuing to live in the future. I believe in open leadership, sharing, and freedom from conflict of interest.

More detail, including my official bio, is on the Portfolio page.

It’s glass 3/4 full. Always and in all ways.

Comments always welcome. Feel free to connect via social media, links below.

featured photo: Love Wins, Washington, DC, USA, June, 2016, by Ted Eytan, MD

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Just Read: Stumbling on Happiness, by Daniel Gilbert

Just Read: Stumbling on Happiness, by Daniel Gilbert

Stumbling on Happiness is very science-laden look at how our brains work, what happiness is (or how it’s perceived), and some useful lessons. It’s a little hard to describe what the advice is; I’d operationalize it as “risks taken aren’t as risky as we think they are, we are more resilient than we think we are, trying to be planful about a future we can’t predict is prone to errors.”

Or maybe in an even crisper nutshell, this song:

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Thanks for publishing my photo, in Goodbye to Chocolate City (Demographic Changes & Segregation Indices) – D.C. Policy Center

Thanks for publishing my photo, in Goodbye to Chocolate City (Demographic Changes & Segregation Indices) - D.C. Policy Center

Thanks (again) for publishing one of my photos, DC Policy Center (@DCPolicyCenter). It’s taken in the Logan Circle neighborhood, neighbor to Shaw, which has undergone incredible demographic change (see below). This mural unfortunately faces a narrow alley so it’s difficult to capture its beauty. You can see additional angles here. This analysis, also excellently performed, …

Thanks for publishing my photo @DCist in Sued Over Displaying Rainbow Flag At The Capitol, Va. Congressman Says ‘It’s Absurd’

Thanks for publishing my photo @DCist in Sued Over Displaying Rainbow Flag At The Capitol, Va. Congressman Says 'It's Absurd'

Thanks for publishing my photo, DCist (@Dcist). The story that it’s attached to is so strange that I’m making the decision not to link to it. You’ll just have to take my word for it that the photo was used šŸ™‚ . Doesn’t the rainbow flag look great in Washington, DC? The transenger pride flag …

Thanks for publishing my photo, @NiemanLab in With its Take Action newsletter, The Nation is giving readers ways to act

Thanks for publishing my photo, @NiemanLab in With its Take Action newsletter, The Nation is giving readers ways to act

Thanks for publishing my photo, Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab (@NiemanLab). It was taken in February, 2017, seems like such a long time ago…The photo is nearing 5,000 views. “We’re about ideas, but we’re also about instigating actions. Though I believe our role is to seed ideas for the future, you want a journalism that has …

What I’m doing now

What is this? It’s my now page, based on a movement created by Derek Sivers

photo: #ProtectTransWomen Day of Action, Washington, DC USA, March, 2017, by Ted Eytan, MD

*This is my July Now Update

Update

2017.06.10 DC Capital Pride Parade, Washington, DC USA 04857
Everywhere I go, I see the future. 2017.06.10 DC Capital Pride Parade, Washington, DC USA 04857 (View on Flickr.com)

(previous updates are here)

Greetings from Washington, DC (of course) and welcome to my third now update, June, 2017.

My Now (@NowNowNow) Profile is visible at Link: Ted Eytan, MD Profile on NowNowNow.com

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Sharing of my photo by The Pointer Sisters (View on Flickr.com)
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Sharing of my photo by The Pointer Sisters (View on Flickr.com)
2017.06.11 Capital Pride Festival Washington, DC USA 05117
2017.06.11 Capital Pride Festival Washington, DC USA 05117 (View on Flickr.com)

LGBTQ Pride Month

Emojis for the future

I completed part of the special emoji project, to propose a transgender pride flag for the 2018 set, to the @Unicode consortium. Proposal submitted, waiting for the answer.

A small Kindle storm

I love my local library and all of the goodness it provides. I stagger my book holds pretty well so that the books I want to read are available in sequence. Pride month threw me off. Way off. Lots of held books became available, so, I had to semi-start over.

Now

Is there anything I should be doing that I’m not? Feel free to let me know in the comments.

Updated 2017.07.11 – Based on a movement created by Derek Sivers