Draping a shroud of 30’s Depression on any dust bowl child can thicken the skin, so my 88 year old patient learned to be fiercely independent with a “talk to … Continue Reading →
James Brown gyrated his classic song to fame in 1966 with the lyrics: “This is a man’s world, this is a man’s world. But it would be nothing without a … Continue Reading →
Caring for those who are hospitalized allows recognition of impalpable forces that go beyond healing skills of doctors and nurses. Many times it involves subtle clues surrounding patients from unexpected … Continue Reading →
Once the 2008 economic spiral began and unemployment escalated with wallets and purses zipped closed, causes were not initially recognized. Since then, the causal details of this downturn were ferreted … Continue Reading →
Most of us sense frustration as we try to decipher our complex healthcare system. Yet this intentional confusion, forcing patients and families toward medical and economic peril, is fostered by … Continue Reading →
Before the renowned Green Berets became an organized group, the Army during WWII brought together soldiers forming special forces to covertly work behind enemy lines. Robert “Bob” Illson became a … Continue Reading →
The road one follows in life is paved with influence from family, peers, faith, and fate, while traveling forward leaves behind a wake representing our legacy. Recognition of an individual … Continue Reading →
Graduate: Hart High School, Newhall ’99 Deployed: Afghanistan, 2013-2014 Present: Lackland AFB Parents: Paula Charnock Millar, George Charnock, M.D.