Tag Archives: New Orleans

The Phi Chi House


My last two years in New Orleans I spent living at the Phi Chi house. An old gray stone mansion on St. Charles Street in the Garden District, the medical fraternity was home to a dozen Tulane upperclassmen. I had … Continue reading

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OB Should Not Have Been A Marathon


Few are the people not moved by witnessing their first delivery of a newborn into our world. With the possible exception of plastic surgery, OB represents the only interaction between a doctor and a patient where the patient looks forward … Continue reading

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The Ice Man Cometh


The emergency room of Charity Hospital in New Orleans resembled those of major urban public hospitals in the inner cities of our country, but was distinct in the flavors of its stories reflecting the both the age of the institution … Continue reading

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ER Days at Charity Hospital


For those of us who survived the gauntlet of our basic science education and the first two years of medical school, there was now a light at the end of the tunnel. The start of our third year was ┬áthe … Continue reading

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The Flavors of New Orleans


Arguably more than any other American city, New Orleans has a long and distinguished tradition of its own regional cuisine. Bringing together the flavors of Creole and Cajun cooking, layered with French, Spanish and Southern influences, sprinkled with Italian expat … Continue reading

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New Orleans – City of Many Faces


New Orleans is a city of many faces, steeped in history and traditions, wealthy in stories and legends, frustrating in politics, rife with corruption, outstanding in gastronomy and music, splendid in architecture, soaked in humidity, ablaze with festivities, and filled … Continue reading

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