Category Archives: Miscellaneous
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
Interesting discussion about the path I took to end up in medicine as well as some basic issues in medical ethics. You can hear the podcast here.
Book Review of Social (In)Justice and Mental Health by Ruth Shim and Sarah Vinson with my co-author Candy Smith, PhD
My colleague at Baylor College of Medicine Candy Smith and I co-authored a book review of Social (In)Justice and Mental Health by psychiatrists Ruth Shim and Sarah Vinson for the Journal of Psychiatric Practice. You can find the first page … Continue reading