PASHions

PASHions

Readers tell us about what they do creatively outside of practice

When Life Gives You Venoms… : Mrinal Patnaik, MBBS

In this edition, Mrinal Patnaik, MBBS, explains his fascination with snakes and how venomous reptiles have contributed to hematology. Dr. Patnaik is associate professor...

B.Y.O.B. (Build Your Own Boat): Joseph Antin, MD

In this edition of pASHions, Joseph H. Antin, MD, discusses his lifelong interest in boats – from reading about adventures at sea when he...

A Way With Words: David Steensma, MD

When did your interest in crossword puzzles start? Did you enjoy puzzles growing up? My mother has long been an avid “cruciverbalist” – a crossword...
Dr. Kass with the cast of “Front Page Flo”

The Music Man: Lawrence Kass, MD

When did your interest in composing music start? I come from a musical background. Both of my parents were musicians. My father was a trained...

Sawdust Memories: Louis M. Pelus, PhD

In this edition, Louis M. Pelus, PhD, discusses woodworking and his recent labor of love: building a crib for his grandson. When did your interest...
Dr. Schrier in his wine cellar

Through the Grapevine: Stanley L. Schrier, MD

When did you become interested in wine and producing your own wines? My interest in wine started in the late 1960s, when I began drinking...
PASHions - Elizabeth Brem

Staying En Pointe: Elizabeth Brem, MD

When did you start dancing? I started dancing when I was about five years old. My parents were looking for an outlet for my energy,...
Karl Theil, MD, at a 1929 Knabe Ampico B player grand piano.

The Player Piano Man: Karl Theil, MD

  When did you start collecting pianos? What drew you to it? Collecting player pianos dates back to my high school years, when my family inherited...

Zen and the Art of Single-Scull Rowing: Neal S. Young, MD

When did you become interested in rowing? I grew up in New York City and, because I was much younger than my classmates, I didn’t...

Where the Birds Are: Jacques Malherbe, MD

When did you become interested in bird-watching? What drew you to it? I was interested in birds, and nature in general, at an early age....
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Current Issue

November 2017, Volume 3, Issue 13

This issue features a behind-the-scenes look at the ASH annual meeting, bringing newly approved gene therapies to patients, and more.