When Life Gets in the Way

tiredmomwithbabyandbagscartoon When Life Gets in the Way By Mary Gebara It’s 6:00 PM and you’ve just walked in the door from one, two or maybe three different extra-curricular activities. Homework needs to get done, dance and sport equipment are thrown all over the entry way and you’re still trying to figure out how to get dinner […] Continue reading →

For Mom

marysa1 For Mom By Marysa Stevens My brother Tyson, mom Lynda, me, and Tahoe, my dog. Last fall I took a stained-glass art class. When a friend invited me, I thought I was signing up for an art class just painting glass, I didn’t know that we would actually be cutting glass into shapes and soldering […] Continue reading →

Building the Team

coverartfinal Building the Team By Donna Baver Rovito Editor, Physician Family The physicians we live with all have something HUGE in common, a single profession which unites them, all dedicated to taking the best possible care of their patients. While they may disagree on how to do that or have wildly different opinions on how to […] Continue reading →

To My Beloved

katie1 To My Beloved By Katie Van Arendonk This Is Us . . . I aspire to watch this new drama but have yet to join the bandwagon. However, I digress . . . this is me and my Beloved on Match Day 2008, the moment that we found out that he matched at Johns Hopkins […] Continue reading →

Keeping “It Gets Better” in Check

youth-active-jump-happy-40815 Keeping “It Gets Better” in Check By Sarah Paschall As my husband is just months away from completing his medical residency and starting practice, I’m reminded of a mantra that I’ve heard bantered around in medical circles for a while now: It gets better. On the surface level, this idea of “it gets better” provides […] Continue reading →