Category Archives: Miscellaneous
Baylor College of Medicine student Amelia Mercado and I appeared on this STAT First Opinion podcast with Torie Bosch
Baylor College of Medicine has a podcast called Resonance in which I was recently a guest. Their description of the show is: “Dr. Wesley Boyd will share the milestones in his career that have accumulated into his current work in … Continue reading
After saving all of my photos–ironically, seeing vacation photos was why I joined many years ago–I left Facebook roughly a month ago. Several years ago during a visit in Nashville, my former teacher Larry Churchill was decrying so many of … Continue reading
I’m delighted that KCRW: Life Examined public radio in LA devoted this segment to mental health care and honored to have been a guest on the show. You can find the broadcast here.
Monica Malowney and I have written about how absurdly difficult it is to access behavioral healthcare in the U.S. many times over the years. It’s so absurd that comedians keep quoting our research, including 2 of my absolute favorites Hasan … Continue reading
You can find the full text of the letter here.
I’ve just published another piece on KevinMD about physician health program. You can find it here. I conclude the piece with the following: Change is overdue. Physicians who need help for mental health issues or substance use disorders need to … Continue reading
On the surface, the notion of “letting voters decide” on a state by state basis whether abortion ought to be legal might seem to make sense, but given the dramatic lengths that states like Texas (where I now live) and … Continue reading
I am super proud of this piece with Harvard medical students Anand Chukka and John Messinger in which we make the case that buprenorphine street sales ought to be decriminalized. The US is overdue for creating sane policies to deal … Continue reading