His Last Breath

I reminisce about him, a decade old memory, from time to time. He was in his early thirties. He was a father to three little girls, married to his high school sweetheart. She stood by his side throughout, a faint frown furrowing her brow. She knew that the stakes were...

The Cut

Medical training spans an eternity. One has to complete high school, college, medical school, before crossing the final hurdle of residency training. I ‘matched’ for internal medicine residency, in a university hospital in the mid-west. The program had a...

Disappointed

His eyes are luminous, I get a glimpse of his pure soul, brilliant, untarnished, innocent. He greets  me with a disarming smile. He can hardly contain himself. I am weary. I had a full load of patients  in clinic today. My medical assistant was a new hire,...

Monoclonal Antibodies Update per CDC/IDSA

Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) against SARS-CoV-2 spike protein show promise in phase 3 clinical trials for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19 Emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for treatment approved for: ambulatory patients with mild to moderate...