CWIM Words

Response to trailer on Global TV

BY SARA AHRONHEIM   To the team at Global TV,   Relaxing on the couch with my family snoring in their beds, watching some TV to calm my mind before...

The Day that Changed Me.

By: Anonymous   Out of the sensitive nature of this post, the writer has asked for it to be posted anonymously.      Easy going.  Friendly. Sensiti...

Passenger

BY TARA MCCARTY   Jaxon has a blue metal train that he loves to hold as he falls asleep.  It has magnets on both ends , and when you push a button ...

Remembrance

BY STEPHANIE HART   When I was 17, I went to Europe with nearly 200 other teenagers. I’d been in a marching band since the year I turned 12, spendi...

Only Voices

BY GINEVRA MILLS "Trauma team STAT to emergency. Trauma team STAT to emergency""What are we getting?""I'm not sure - I can hear the helicopter land...

Breastfeeding Still a Big Barrier to Equity for Health Care Providers

BY MICHELLE COHEN Previously published in The Medical Post, October 2019   The pace of work in health care can make meeting basic bodily needs a c...

Doctor Daughters

BY SABRINA AHMED Four physicians in the family- two doctor daughters and two doctor son in laws. Every Indian parents stereotypical dream.  I used...

The Pump

BY MEGHAN WILSON We had a relationship, you and I I cared for you, cleaned you,  planned my days and nights around you   Sometimes, I suffered As I...

An Unexpected Gift

BY: JENN D'MELLO I’m on call, the last of 8 days in a row. Not many people want to be a child maltreatment pediatrician- called to evaluate chi...

Wild and Precious Life

BY JEN VASSEL Wild and Precious Life I needed to go to her funeral to process my grief. She had died not unexpectedly but slipped away before I ha...

Mirrors

BY GILLIAN RAMSAY   I walk into his room, rejoicing with him and his family that the x-rays are normal, he is healed and can be discharged from Hos...

Transitions

BY DR. HEATHER GOODEN I was asked if I would like to write a piece for the new CWIM blog and at first it felt like I was back at school, called on ...