Nov 20, 2018
 Although there are still several weeks left in 2018, events have left me speechless twice this year: the deaths of two women, well before their time.
Nov 20, 2018
Attending the ASCO Annual Meeting was a great reminder of the importance of our social media-based networking; each time I “met” a HOWPG member for the first time, it felt like meeting a close old...
Nov 20, 2018
To rescue someone on the precipice takes courage, with strong doses of love, acceptance, and supported choices and, above all, trust and hopefulness.
Nov 19, 2018
At a recent meeting, the ASCO delegation to the AMA House of Delegates presented concerns focused on the Competitive Acquisition Program (CAP), among a variety of other issues.
Nov 15, 2018
During my career, pathologists have always been the “doctor’s doctor.” Why can't they be the "patient's doctor" as well?
Nov 09, 2018
My coauthors and I focus on health disparities using specific countries across the income spectrum to highlight the challenges encountered by health officials, physicians, and patients at each level.
Nov 09, 2018
Dr. Victoria S. Brown dreams of a day when childbearing will be anticipated, welcomed and expected, and incorporated into our culture of medicine.


Latest Comments & Discussions

Nina J. Karlin, MD, FACP
Nov 18, 2018
Arti made the world a better place.  This is profound loss.  My sincerest condolences to her husband, daughter, parents.

Surbhi Sidana, MD
Nov 16, 2018
Dr. Brown, thank you for sharing your story so candidly. Your grit and perseverence are admirable, but I agree with prior comments...

Victoria Brown,
Nov 16, 2018
Thank you for your very kind words and your vision for the future.  Support and validation like this helps tremendously during a...

Victoria Brown,
Nov 16, 2018
Thank you sincerely for your heartfelt response.  It is encouraging beyond anything to think there might be a...

Sonali M. Smith, MD
Nov 16, 2018
Dear Dr. Brown--thank you so much for sharing your story. Your sheer willpower and strength to "get through it" is inspirational, but ...


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