Photos: End (and begin) your day with people working to control their health and life destinies

Photos: End (and begin) your day with people working to control their health and life destinies

Thank you to the @LownInstitute community in Washington, DC this week for #Lown2018 for allowing me to spend time with people who ask really good questions, including Carla Berg (pictured above) – @Synergista, the (in)famous @MightyCasey, the effective @chcosts, and the @ShannonBrownlee. I tend to seek out rooms of people in this situation, and fortunately, …

Photos from the Future: LGBTQ Victory Fund, Washington, DC USA

Photos from the Future: LGBTQ Victory Fund, Washington, DC USA

Featuring @PWCDanica @MarkWarner @a_chandler @DanaBeyerMD @CasaRubyDC whose work are among the many reasons I ❤️ this century. Diversity allows the human species to survive 🙂 . All photos @CreativeCommons licensed as usual. This is by far the most important thing I said today at the @VictoryFund’s Champagne Brunch and it’s ethos of how my staff …

Photos: Pilot District Project, 1968-1973, National Building Museum, Washington, DC USA

Photos: Pilot District Project, 1968-1973, National Building Museum, Washington, DC USA

Currently on display, at @BuildingMuseum, Washington, DC, about work to rehabilitate a destroyed nation’s capital. Many questions about what we’ve learned, 50 years later. The gem in this display is the documentary film from 1971, “The People and the Police,” featuring a young Marion Barry, whose influence and charisma are clearly visible, and other blow …

Just Read: Real Visibility Is Transgender People Living Openly And Authentically and, I am a person who talks about transgender people who would be much happier if there were more transgender people to talk about

Just Read: Real Visibility Is Transgender People Living Openly And Authentically and, I am a person who talks about transgender people who would be much happier if there were more transgender people to talk about

Real Visibility Is Transgender People Living Openly And Authentically | HuffPost, @BrynnTannehill Today is Transgender Day of Visibility (#TDOV2018): The International TDoV is an annual holiday celebrated around the world. The day is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and victories of transgender & gender non-conforming people while raising awareness of the work that is still …

Just Read: Confronting unprofessional behaviour in medicine; thoughts on being bullied in health care

Just Read: Confronting unprofessional behaviour in medicine; thoughts on being bullied in health care

I’m putting this piece and related podcast, featuring Jo Shapiro, MD from @BWHSurgery here as a reference. This issue has existed as long as the practice of medicine and it always will, somewhere, as long as humans are involved. What will change is who the actors are and the venues. I wrote about an internationally …

Photos: PutPatientsFirst, Washington, DC USA

Photos: PutPatientsFirst, Washington, DC USA

Re: Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority, Docket No. HHS–OCR–2018–0002 Specifically, The combined nursing, medical, and allied health professions have spoken and we ❤️ your trans child, too. It’s what we came to health care to do. #lovethiscentury #HealthCareIsAVerb #EqualityEqualsHealth #VisibilityEqualsLife #TransVisibility #putpatientsfirst #DC #instaDC #LGBTQ ✌️🇺🇸🌐🏳️‍🌈🌷🕊😀🦄 Additional photos below, all …

Thanks for Publishing my Photo, UD:ID, in Language, Audience, Values, A Provocation for Designers to Refocus

Thanks for Publishing my Photo, UD:ID, in Language, Audience, Values, A Provocation for Designers to Refocus

Thanks for publishing my photograph UD:ID, which is: a medium through which Master of Architecture in Urban Design (MAUD) students at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design (GSD) @HarvardGSD can have open conversations about the discipline and practice of Urban Design. The photograph is of a rally to save the Affordable Care Act in front of …

Photos: March for Our Lives, Washington, DC USA & What Our Generation of Physicians Know: Invisibility is so 20th Century

Photos: March for Our Lives, Washington, DC USA & What Our Generation of Physicians Know: Invisibility is so 20th Century

I spent much of my time at the Gays Against Guns (@GaysXGunsDC) plaza, created out of the now barren Pershing Square Park (but one day to be refurbished?). In the words of Topher Hoffman (@topherhoff) Jaime Guttenberg was 14 years old when she was gunned down while at school in Parkland, FL….I represented her spirit …

Thoughts after an afternoon spent with scientists from The Sugar Association, CSPI, Pepsi, and George Washington School of Public Health – in the same room

Thoughts after an afternoon spent with scientists from The Sugar Association, CSPI, Pepsi, and George Washington School of Public Health - in the same room

As the title of the post reads, how could someone interested in nutrition not spend an afternoon this way 🙂 . The afternoon was part of a seminar series, From Biology to Behavior: A Cross-Disciplinary Discussion Surrounding Sugar…, coordinated by Allison Sylvetsky Meni, PhD: The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at the George Washington …