How I Visited 150 Countries During Med School + Residency & Still Became a Doctor

How I Visited 150 Countries During Med School + Residency & Still Became a Doctor

June 23, 2018 6:46pm: Counting down the last 14 minutes in my last shift of residency and the rest of my life.  6:47pm: In 13 minutes I am about to graduate as an attending physician.   It’s remarkable to look back and realize all it took was losing a bet to get...
Mosul, Iraq: Life Finds A Way

Mosul, Iraq: Life Finds A Way

Our drive this morning on the “Highway To Hell” into Mosul, Iraq:     DISCLAIMER: Unless you have made adequate arrangements, DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DO WHAT WE DID TODAY. At of the time of posting, Mosul remains an active war zone. Although ISIS/ISIL/Daesh has...
Human Geographies of Conflict and Renewal, Lessons from the Old Continent

Human Geographies of Conflict and Renewal, Lessons from the Old Continent

I embarked on a journey this past August that would take me through a diverse set of nations, cultures, and landscapes in Europe. The heart of this trip was a segment in Bosnia, Croatia, and Montenegro. Holland and Hungary were other destinations along the way. It had...