PASHions

PASHions

Readers tell us about what they do creatively outside of practice

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....

Going the Distance: Carol O’Hear, MD, PhD

What is ultra-running? “Ultra-running,” or “ultra-distance running” is defined as anything over 26.2 miles, or anything longer than a traditional marathon. I love all types...

Hemo-philately: Robert A. Kyle, MD

When did you become interested in stamp collecting? I have had a passing interest in postage stamps ever since I was young, but I didn’t...
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May 2017, Volume 3, Issue 6

This issue discusses the legacy of Agent Orange and hematologic malignancies, a debate over transplant in myelodysplastic syndromes, and more.