With measles outbreaks hitting record numbers here in the United States I discuss the need for a measles booster shot.
Before we get into this week's blog post I want to make my stance very clear that I STRONGLY believe that unless you are allergic to the flu vaccine then you should have no choice but to get it. As a health professional I have not had a choice on [...]
I can tell you one of the biggest perks of being an attending physician is that people generally don't ask if you know how to treat a certain disease because they assume you do because you're an attending physician. I can also tell you that as an attending physician because [...]
Patient advocate - a individual/organization who helps guide a patient through the healthcare system Two years out of residency and I started noticing a very troubling theme in the health care system I was apart of. Here I was, a doctor who with all the best intentions couldn't do right [...]
So from time to time I get the urge to write about a topic that doesn't necessarily fit the mold & content here on DrPierresBlog.com so I end up not writing anything at all. Well, that has changed as I now have a new blogging account from Medium.com, where I [...]
Unless you are just joining the Lunch and Learn Community or maybe you have been living under a rock for the past 6-7 months then you are already aware that I took a job as a Program Director & Director of Medical Education for an Internal Medicine residency last year [...]
How many times have you ever had to question whether the person in "charge" was the leader they should be? I don't know if you have ever had to experience the above scenario but I have and it's one of the most frustrating feelings. Here you are in a position [...]
So it has been officially 2 weeks since launching the podcast and I must say that it was probably one of the best decisions I have made this year and I think I have made some great ones. I first want to thank those who either inspired the move since my [...]