PASHions

PASHions

Readers tell us about what they do creatively outside of practice

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...

A Life in Music: John F. Tisdale, MD

Where did your interest in music start? There are two parts to my musical history: One is that I have spent a lot of time...

Now Entering the Ring: Marc J. Kahn, MD, MBA

When did your interest in boxing start? I have followed the sport since I was a kid. I would watch the Gillette Friday Night Fights on...

A Voice in the Crowd: Cynthia Dunbar, MD

Have you always been interested in music and singing? I grew up performing music – playing flute, playing piano, singing – and when I started...

Stephan Moll, MD: As the Lathe Turns…

What sparked your interest in woodturning? It happened by chance a few years ago: I have always enjoyed building and repairing things, including working with...

Guy Young, MD: Hematologist, Novelist

Where did the inspiration for Bad Blood come from? One day during my long commute, the idea just popped into my head: what if a...
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Current Issue

August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

This issue features a debate about gun control as a health care issue, a look at blood services in Israel and Palestine, and more.