Dear Med Student,

I know you’re scared but excited. I can remember the first time I attended the White Coat ceremony at my medical school. I felt so excited to finally be studying real medicine like you will feel. The four years I spent in medical school were such amazing years of happiness in learning about the amazing Read More…


ANA Blog

I HAVE A POSITIVE ANA! SHOULD I BE WORRIED? A few weeks ago, there was news that @kimkardashian tested positive for antibodies that may be seen with lupus.  She was forthcoming to the press about her concerns for having Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. What does this mean? Does she actually have lupus? WHAT HAPPENS WITH IN Read More…


Osteoarthritis

One of the most common questions that I get asked on a daily basis is “Doc, how can I have arthritis?? I am so young!” I have been involved with competitive figure skating, dancing (ballet, tap, jazz) and in my last 20 years I have engaged in long distance running and playing tennis.  I have been Read More…


Wonder Woman

When I was a child, I watched Linda Carter on TV transform into Wonder Woman. I was mesmerized by her long, dark hair, her gold belt, lasso, and fabulous outfit.  As a young impressionable girl, I found an inspiring heroine who was strong and fierce and could save the world. The Everyday Wonder Woman I Read More…


LOVE AND THE FAIRYTALE

I vividly remember being a little girl sitting on my canopy bed in my pink room dreaming about the person I was going to marry. And the life I was going to have with that person. Initially I thought it would be Joe McIntyre from New Kids On the Block. I recall being mesmerized by Read More…


Health and Wellness A Seminar

I just attended a great seminar at the Soho House in NYC hosted by female entrepreneurs. It focused on health and wellness as well as new rituals for the New Year. I  loved hearing about ways to focus on self-care and self-love in the New Year. Thank you to Sally Kim (Crushed Tonic founder), Jess Chia Read More…