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This is me;

My name is Melissa, but to most they just refer to me as “patient.”

For those of you that actually want to know me as more than “Patient”…. 58 more words

Myasthenia Gravis

What happens in residency stays in residency

Internship and residency can only fairly be described as indentured service.  You’re at the mercy of the hospital and the program, and your personal needs and wants when it comes to control over your life schedule and activities are second to making sure you’re doing what you’re supposed to do in the hospital for as long as you’re supposed to do it.   1,520 more words


Nurse Strike, Lockout At Tufts Medical Center Ends

BOSTON (CBS) — About 1,200 nurses returned to their regular shifts at Tufts Medical Center at 7 a.m. Monday, after a 24-hour strike and four-day lockout… 613 more words


Tufts nursing impasse: I'm quoted in the Boston Globe

The first nursing strike in Boston in three decades is an ugly situation. I feel badly about it, especially for patients and their families who are collateral damage. 366 more words


@TuftsUniversity July 11

My daily post theme for 2017 is on Colleges and Universities.

The plan for starting my blog back in 2014 was at the urging of fellow coaching colleagues to share posts on leadership and/or motivation. 253 more words

Universities And Colleges


Our littlest Piping Plover is on its way to Tufts with Catherine and her sons George and Charles.

Photo: Jodi Swenson, Cape Ann Wildlife. Jodi is Cape Ann’s resident bird rescue expert.

Cape Ann Wildlife


By Ross Bretherton

Plenty of students release albums while at Tufts, but not many first years can boast being at the forefront of a musical movement in their own hometown. 812 more words