It is November again! Grateful

It Is November Again!

It Is November Again! by Dr. Iraniha It is November again! My son came to stay with us a few days ago for the Thanksgiving break. Today, after having lunch together he went to his room to study. I was sitting on the couch, looking through the window, calm, quiet with no pain. It was…

happiness from a surgeons perspective

Happiness from a surgeon`s perspective

It was 2 am and I was driving towards the emergency room, extremely exhausted and run-down. The day before I worked more than sixteen hours straight and went to bed at almost midnight, when an hour later I had to wake up with a phone call from the emergency room physician, asking me to see an extremely sick patient with perforated stomach ulcer. It was a matter of life and death and the time was an essence.

Fictitious-Mark By Dr Iraniha

Fictitious Mark

Fictitious Mark by Dr Iraniha My name was “Abdolsaeed”. I really don’t know what my mom was thinking when fifty two years ago she decided to name me that. It never made any sense since my entire family and I are Persian and speak Farsi but the name “Abdolsaeed” is an Arabic name and my…

Second year anniversary of the PHPEP

Second year anniversary of the “PHPEP

Second year anniversary of the “PHPEP” by Dr Iraniha PHPEP –  Patient Health Professional Experience Project, started in December 2014. Initially the challenge was to improve the patient experience. But soon I recognized the essential link between patient experience and well-being of our health professionals and enhancement of their experiences at work. During the first…

Why Yoga by Caroline Base RN BSN

Why Yoga by Caroline Base RN, BSN

When you think about yoga, perhaps you imagine a girl who is able to put her legs behind her head, or a man who can turn himself into a human pretzel; but of course, yoga is more than just the ability to perform extreme physical poses. There are many different styles and formats of yoga, but overall three common components make up this discipline.