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From Physician to Patient: Dr. Kelly Shanahan Part 1

From Physician to Patient: Dr. Kelly Shanahan Part 1

Posted by on Mar 25, 2018 in Blog, Breast cancer, Infertility | 0 comments

Dr. Kelly Shanahan attended the University of Virginia Medical School, graduating in 1987. Her residency at Temple University in obstetrics and gynecology ending as a chief resident in 1991. After practicing for a short time in Pennsylvania, she moved to California spring of 1994 “seeking a more ‘laid back life.'” She set up a private...

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Healing Medicine With Stories

Healing Medicine With Stories

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015 in Blog | 11 comments

Something amazing is happening in Greater Boston! Two people meeting on stage, discussing their stories on camera…. Wait…that doesn’t sound incredible, does it? What if the two people are a doctor and patient sharing their experiences with each other? What if they are a doctor and patient discussing their LIVES? Two Perspectives on...

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Communicating about “Dr. Google”

Communicating about “Dr. Google”

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Blog | 1 comment

In 2007 Scott Haig, an orthopedic surgeon, wrote “When a patient is a Googler” which was published in Time Magazine.  He describes a patient that he names Susan, the “queen of Googlers.” “Every doctor knows patients like this. They’re called ‘brainsuckers.'” His article praises patients that are nurses and...

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