Photo Friday: Vermont Avenue Then and Now, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Vermont Avenue Then and Now, Washington, DC USA

This is a composite of several photos. One from the late 1990’s (maybe the year 2000?) from the Library of Congress Archive, combined with two other photographs from present day (2016).

They show a concrete and less-filled-with-hope Vermont, Avenue, with one that’s more green, and not yet grown into its sustainable self.

Following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., the areas around Vermont Avenue show a city that was losing hope as it experienced a significant population decline.

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Photo Friday: Emancipation Day, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Emancipation Day, Washington, DC USA

Who would be free themselves must strike the blow. Better even die free than to live slaves – Frederick Douglass March 2, 1863

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Photo Friday:  Shaw Neighborhood and Historic 7th Street NW, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Shaw Neighborhood and Historic 7th Street NW, Washington, DC USA

I have recently discovered that there isn’t a camera made that can capture what my brain sees as I walk through our nation’s capital. Luckily, I can use software to simulate my perception 🙂 .

This photograph was taken at the intersection of 7th Street NW, and R Street NW.
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Photo Friday: Sun Bath, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Sun Bath, Washington, DC USA

This what my eyes saw.

This is what the camera captured

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Photo Friday: It's important for a health system to score 100% on the HRC Corporate Equality Index, too

Photo Friday: It’s important for a health system to score 100% on the HRC Corporate Equality Index, too

My generation of physicians came to medicine to be our 100% selves in support of 100% of our patients.

In addition, healthcare organizations with 500+ employees may well want to participate in HRC’s Corporate Equality Index, which offers a wealth of suggestions for workplace equality. – Human Rights Campaign, Health Equality Index : Employment Non-Discrimination

Except that none of them have. Except for Kaiser Permanente.
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Photo Friday: Representing Kaiser Permanente as it receives its 100% HRC Corporate Equality Index award

Photo Friday: Representing Kaiser Permanente as it receives its 100% HRC Corporate Equality Index award

Very few hospitals and academic medical centers (actually none, zero) achieved 100% on the Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) Corporate Equality Index for #LGBTQ employees in 2016.

Except for Kaiser Permanente,
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Infographic Friday: Everyone will Win with #ActiveTransportation

Infographic Friday: Everyone will Win with #ActiveTransportation

This week’s image is Washington, DC relevant, since 38% of DC households don’t have a car, and 88% of new households don’t have a car. Continue reading→