July 30, 2020

Adapting to the Future

On day two of our Implementation Summit in June, I referenced a Radiolab podcast episode I heard in the beginning days of physical distancing that continues to stick with me. The reporter had come…

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July 8, 2020

More Than a Repair Shop

Our healthcare system serves as a trusted source of information; a safe space to discuss stigmatizing aspects of our lives; a place to be immunized against deadly viruses, have broken…

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June 11, 2020

Showing Up, Imperfectly

I have shown up perfectly zero percent of the time. One of my lifetime burdens is unlearning this desire for perfection. Perfect is not possible. This past week I have…

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June 5, 2020

Pride: The Power in the Personal

June is pride month. My feelings about pride today come from knowing that Stonewall was a riot led by trans women of color. These people that I will never know…

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June 2, 2020

Violence, Race, and Social Justice

  I am thinking about violence against people of color – violence from law enforcement and also violence from within the medical system. I am thinking about the deaths of…

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May 29, 2020

Determining Health

COVID-19 has destabilized our world. People are more stressed, anxious, depressed, and simply tired than ever before. I know that we will see the impact of this on increased rates…

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May 1, 2020

Destigmatizing Feelings

I have noticed that more and more of us are willing to talk about how we are feeling. This may be one of the more positive changes from the COVID-19…

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April 14, 2020

Virtual You, Virtual Me, Virtual Bree

We are living through a strange and stressful time. The word unprecedented, although completely accurate, has been a bit overused. Our usual lives seem far away. Like so many, Bree…

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