The overwhelming wealth of arts, culture, landscape of Santa Fe and surrounding areas made my weekend trip feel like an exotic escape to a different country. The beauty of the architecture, notably the adobe-style buildings with its earth tones contrasting with the turquoise skies, made for visual delights. Vigas, heavy rafters atop the ceilings, were reminders of what… Continue reading A Visual Tour of Santa Fe
I find that a lot of patients and even colleagues are unfamiliar with what services are covered and not covered by insurance. Myself included. Sometimes, the lack of knowledge leads to lack of receiving timely care. While reading an article, I wondered if a lipid(cholesterol) screening would be covered by my insurance. And so I… Continue reading Preventive Services Covered in America
Our trip to Bodeni is less than 1 month away. I am getting nervous and excited in anticipation of our time there. A lot of people on our team have family members who have expressed concern in light of the recent events of Ebola in West Africa and the passenger plane shot down over Ukrainian air.… Continue reading A ship may be safest in harbor, but that is not what ships are for.
I'm excited to share that as of 7/18/14, I am fully funded for Kenya. Seems trite to say this but: this is such a huge blessing and miracle! It's the testimony of countless prayers and generosity from those around me. Special thanks to all of you. This month, I am covering ICU nights. As I… Continue reading Fully-Loaded
I've been reading Romans. It's really hard to understand so I have to read the same chapter multiple times before I really understand it. Here's one of my favorite passages so far: "For there is no difference; for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, being justified freely by His grace through… Continue reading Justification
What is the distinguishing feature of poverty? Is it Homelessness? Lack of material things? Welfare?What I think of when I think of poverty: locally in Indianapolis this means Wishard advantage, panhandlers standing on I-65 exits on 29th and 30th streets with signs; globally-- lack of clean water, infectious diseases, orphans.I met a patient this morning… Continue reading Poverty and the Jungle.