It was only last August that we left Beijing and moved back to the USA, here on lovely Bainbridge Island next to Seattle. The transition has been difficult at times yet still very welcome, and I’m finally starting to develop a good pattern… Read the rest
Coughing from a cold or flu is probably the most frustrating symptom we can have — for children, their parents, and even the doctor treating them. Why? Because there’s honestly very little that we can do to treat it. That’s… Read the rest
I am a family medicine doctor – but that is only a small part of who I am. Father, husband, photographer, social media guru, writer, singer — these are only a few of the many ways I define myself. But when I am on my deathbed, hopefully many… Read the rest
I am leaving Beijing.
After ten gloriously exhausting years in China, I, my wife and my two boys are saying goodbye to China — and hello again to the USA, for new adventures in a rural town in the Seattle area, surrounded by blueberry farms,… Read the rest
I’m now in my ninth year practicing family medicine here in Beijing, and people often ask me, “is practicing medicine different in China compared to the U.S.?” I usually tell them, “yes – and no – and sometimes… Read the rest