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The Healthcare Value “Shark Tank” - October 22nd at UCSF

On the hit television show “Shark Tank”, you know within minutes if an idea is going to be “a hero or a zero.” It is sort of like real-time peer review for bright ideas. 502 more words

Evidence Based Medicine

Making Effective Use of Teachable Moments

When I taught second grade many years ago, I did a social experiment activity near Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January.  When the students entered the room in the morning, while I greeted them, I gave each student a sticker to wear.   904 more words


Mom Up

When I returned home from a long weekend out-of-town with my girlfriend, I asked my older son how the weekend went. He responded, “Fine. We did a lot of work around the house.” Then he said, “You know how people say ‘man up’ when they want you to be strong or do something hard?” I replied, “Yes.” He then said, “Instead of saying ‘man up’ they should say ‘mom up’ because moms sure do a lot of work”. 14 more words

Life Lessons

Collecting is Child's Play

Went for a rainy, fall wander with my three year old and quickly realized…anyone who says that museums aren’t for kids has never been on a walk with a young child. 112 more words

Early Childhood Education

Flaws and Strength

When on a regular basis your flaws are pointed out to you, how else are you to see the world but through victim eyes? The whole, I can’t do this because of that, or I was born this way verses that way. 760 more words

Teachable Moments

A Question of Good Taste

When Rabbit said, ‘Honey or condensed milk with your bread?’ he was so excited that he said, ‘Both,’ and then, so as not to seem greedy, he added, ‘But don’t bother about the bread, please…

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Teachable Moments

Pride, Inspiration and Downfall

Isn’t it funny were some people can find inspiration? Whether it is writing, song, dance, sports, games, or really anything in life. We can all be called and inspired to do something. 830 more words

Teachable Moments