“Our patients live with a disease they don’t get help for out of fear of blame. It’s important for me to say, ‘I’m living with the same thing, and I’m not ashamed.’”
Months of hard training. Seven days of climbing. Severe oxygen deprivation. But the view was worth it.
Tyler Ames, DMD, has seen the worst of what a hockey puck or stick can do to the mouth. He loves hitting the ice anyway with his team the Gravediggers.
Stanley Cohen wanted to be left alone to do his research. I wanted to interview him for a radio show. Amazingly, he said yes.
“Being on a team is a way to build leadership skills. We all highlighted the importance of teaching the girls about their value."
The program focuses on training young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for jobs in health care
“During the excitement and distractions of an exciting game or a noisy gathering, it is easy for a quick-moving child to pull over an unsecured television.”
Puzzles, mazes, coloring pages and other fun help pass the time
“They always go above and beyond to help me with getting approval or redirecting patients. No matter how busy they are, they are willing to stop and help me."
Featured speaker Jeffrey Upperman, MD, recalls lessons of his parents and urges "pick big problems to attack."