The following is an excerpt chapter from Dr. Ryan Montoya’s upcoming graphic novel “Precipitated Withdrawal”. In this chapter, Dr. Montoya delves into the mechanisms of informed consent, and discusses how often physicians and patients miss that mark.
Intimate Violence, Part II: When “Self-Defense” is Camouflage for Homicide By Caroline Light Intimate Violence, Part II: When “Self-Defense” is Camouflage for Homicide The last “In The Crosshairs” post, co-authored with Amy Ojeaburu, discussed the case of Maddesyn George, an Indigenous woman who shot and killed her rapist. George was charged with second degree murder […]
The following is an excerpt chapter from Dr. Ryan Montoya’s upcoming graphic novel “Precipitated Withdrawal,” where Dr. Montoya discusses how prison creates a perfect medical bubble that is both a gift and a curse to the patients
The following is an excerpt chapter from Dr. Ryan Montoya’s forthcoming graphic novel, “Precipitated Withdrawal.” In it, Dr. Montoya discusses the structure of a visit between the patient and a new doctor, and all the ways this structure gets interrupted.
Dr Quinn M. Gentry is President and CEO of Messages of Empowerment Productions, LLC.
Dr. Quinn discusses the significance of the color mauve in highlighting the intersection of breast cancer and domestic violence.
The following is an excerpt chapter from the upcoming Graphic Novel “Precipitated Withdrawal: A Treatise on American Primary Care,” by Dr. Ryan Montoya. In it, Dr. Montoya discusses the pitfalls and promise of electronic health records.
I’ve heard people say the story of our lives is best told in the snapshot of those who show up for our funeral. Final services for members of the LGBTQ+ community in the South are often layered with stigma and controversy. Due to grief (and sometimes denial), families often eulogize the person in a way that is more reflective of who they wish the person was (rather than who they actually were at the time of their passing).
Maddesyn George, Intimate Violence, and the Limits of Armed Self-Defense By Amy Ojeaburu and Caroline Light This article was co-authored by Amy Ojeaburu, a sophomore at Harvard College, with whom I was fortunate to collaborate this summer on a project on Gender, Race, and Self-Defensive Gun Violence. Amy led the effort to (1) assemble an archive […]
In the mid 2000s, Loomy juice was an increasingly popular natural drink, rumored to contain ingredients with organic healing qualities. Sam seemed to drink multiple bottles a week, combining every swallow with his incredible faith. I would later come to find out why he felt he needed both to survive.