Linda Pourmassina, MD
Internal Medicine physician.
Interested in the human side of medicine.
Category Archives: On the Lighter Side
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
…to my blog. It (I) survived a year of blogging. A very big THANK YOU to those who have been reading my blog. Now, some cake…. share this via: (photo by Will Clayton, from flickr creative commons)
This past weekend, I attended TEDxRainier 2011 , which was a very full day of inspiring, enlightening, thought-provoking, and humbling talks by speakers from various fields. I cannot speak highly enough about the experience. The interdisciplinary examination of ideas and … 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
Dear EMR (Electronic Medical Record), Where to start? When we first met, I was enamored. We were both young and much less jaded back then. Things were simple. You knew what I needed and I knew what you needed. And it … Continue reading