Linda Pourmassina, MD
Internal Medicine physician.
Interested in the human side of medicine.
Category Archives: Medicine and the Arts
Medical school becomes a blur after a few years in practice. You forget about all the hours spent in classrooms and then every night after a quick dinner. You somehow block out the “pimping” [There is a nice explanation on … Continue reading
Beautiful dresses, talented actors.… What’s not to like about last night’s Golden Globes? Well, how about this little detail from the NYTimes that surprised me: 6:27 P.M. |To Smoke or Not to Smoke at The Globes Here’s the difference between … Continue reading
Let’s imagine an action-packed screenplay full of suspense and intrigue and romance (just a little) and… medicine. Yes, medicine. And why not? After all, in medicine we have potential for biochemical warfare, technological advances in diagnosing infectious disease in relatively … Continue reading
If you happen to be in the Philadelphia area between now and the end of July 2011, check out a unique exhibit of historical health advertising from the late 19th-early 20th century at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Today’s New … Continue reading
I am excited to be presenting The Vanishing Oath tonight and on 4/24. There is still time and room to attend. Tickets still available. If you read my blog and are attending, find me and say hello at the event.
Last night, I attended a concert put on by Robert Plant and The Band of Joy. It was an excellent performance. Of course, to see a legend perform is always amazing. There is something about witnessing someone in his element … Continue reading
Preface and disclaimer: If you haven’t seen the movie and plan to, DO NOT read this blog post. If you haven’t seen the movie and weren’t sure if you should, let’s just say it’s a 3 out of 5 stars, … Continue reading