A. Before I was a physician I was a student. I moonlighted delivering newspapers, babysitting, being a secretary and volunteering to be a guinea pig in medical experiments.
A. Director of the Women's Medical Center at The Miriam Hospital
A. Barnard College
A. A Man and a Woman
A. I rarely watch television. I did enjoy the Sopranos.
A. I take care of patients with heart disease.
A. First do no harm
A. Being on a boat on the high seas with a following wind and my loved ones around me.
A. Nuclear war
A. Jamestown, RI, where I am
A. Dr. Bernard Lown, inventor of the cardiac defibrillator and Nobel Laureate for Peace
A. No matter how much you are eating, it's too much.
A. the voice of a Metropolitan Operal coloratura soprano
A. Becoming a physician
A. Kindness (most of the time)
A. Captain of a cruise ship
A. My hairy eyeball
A. Don Quijote de la Mancha
A. Julius Caesar, and I'd ask him why he didn't have full-time body guards, and did he really have to kill so many people in Gaul.
A. People who lie to themselves and others
A. Coloratura soprano at the Metropolitan Opera
A. Courage, honesty, kindness
A. dark chocolate
A. O Suave Fanciulla, Mi Chiamano Mimi, E Lucevan Le Stelle, Che Gelida Manina, Desperado
A. Ruth Rendell, P. D. James, Elizabeth George, Lindsey Davis, Donna Leon, Andrea Camilleri, Ian Rankin, Margaret Atwood, Robertson Davies, Farley Mowat, John Le Carre, Robert Goddard, Denise Mina, Dorothy Dunnett, James Thurber, Sigrid Undset, Sam Harris, Louise Penny, Julia Spencer-Fleming, Deboral Crombie, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Joyce Carol Oates, Joan Didion, Steig Larson, Colleen McCullough, Bernard Lown
A. Kristin Lavransdottir, Play It As It Lays, The Crown of Grass, The Lost Art of Healing, The End of Faith.
A. The Lost Art of Healing
A. Do it, keep doing it, keep on doing it, until you get better at it.
A. You write in a way that a lay person can understand.