“Flat Denial”:  Stand Up, Speak Out, and Protect Patients

I have struggled to come up with a label for the malpractice of leaving extra tissue on a mastectomy patient’s chest against her consent.  Labels matter – it’s hard to speak about an experience if you don’t have verbiage to describe it.  My friend Amanda has a dark sense of humor, and calls the awfulContinue reading ““Flat Denial”:  Stand Up, Speak Out, and Protect Patients”

Why She’s Not Putting on a Shirt, and Why We’re Walking With Her

The story of how Kimberly Bowles, a mother of two from Pittsburgh. ended up protesting topless on a sidewalk in Cleveland.