Louisville Medicine Volume 65, Issue 8 - Page 5

In this Issue DEPARTMENTS 5  PHYSICIANS AND TRANSGENDER PATIENTS: A NEW WORKING RELATIONSHIP Robert A. Zaring, MD, MMM 9  REFLECTIONS ANTICIPATION Teresita Bacani-Oropilla, MD 14  BOOK REVIEW EATING WITH THE ENEMY Arun K. Gadre, MD, FACS 25 27 PHYSICIANS IN PRINT DOCTORS’ LOUNGE  RUINATION AND DAMNATION Mary G. Barry, MD 29 FEATURES 6 DR. STICKWICK STRIKES AGAIN 10  THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC: PREVENTION TO TREATMENT— THE PHYSICIAN ROLE Tom James, MD 16  WEAR THE WHITE COAT EXPERIENCE 2017 20  EXTERNSHIP REFLECTIONS FROM THE UOFL STUDENT BODY Brandon Mudd Dillon Stanfield Anna Downs 23  PAT THE CAT David Seligson, MD DR. WHO? FEATURING NICOLAS AJKAY, MD Aaron Burch GLMS BOARD OF GOVERNORS John L. Roberts, MD BOARD CHAIR, KMA 5TH DISTRICT TRUSTEE & AMA ACADEMIC PHYSICIANS SECTION GOVERNING COUNCIL Robert Zaring, MD, MMM PRESIDENT & AMA ALTERNATE DELEGATE Wayne Tuckson, MD PRESIDENT-ELECT Frank R. Burns, MD VICE PRESIDENT Monalisa Tailor, MD SECRETARY Brian Sosnin, DO TREASURER John D. Kolter, MD AT-LARGE Patricia Purcell, MD AT-LARGE Erica Sutton, MD AT-LARGE Alexandra Maki, MD AT-LARGE Paul McKee, MD AT-LARGE Eric F. Lydon, MD AT-LARGE & KMA 5TH DISTRICT ALTERNATE TRUSTEE Bruce Scott, MD AMA VICE SPEAKER & DELEGATE & KMA PRESIDENT-ELECT Robert Couch, MD, MBA AMA ALTERNATE DELEGATE & KMA SECRETARY-TREASURER K. Thomas Reichard, MD GLMS FOUNDATION PRESIDENT Toni M. Ganzel, MD, MBA DEAN, UOFL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Sarah Moyer, MD, MPH DIRECTOR, LOUISVILLE METRO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH & WELLNESS Karyn Hascal THE HEALING PLACE PRESIDENT Millicent Evans GLMS ALLIANCE PRESIDENT LOUISVILLE MEDICINE EDITORIAL BOARD Mary G. Barry, MD EDITOR Elizabeth A. Amin, MD Waqar C. Aziz, MD Deborah Ballard, MD, MPH Brian Ferguson, DO Stanley A. Gall, MD Larry P. Griffin, MD Jonathan E. Hodes, MD, MS Martin Huecker, MD Thomas James, III, MD Teresita Bacani-Oropilla, MD M. Saleem Seyal, MD Dave Langdon, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health & Wellness John L. Roberts, MD, board chair Robert Zaring, MD, MMM, president Wayne Tuckson, MD, president-elect Bert Guinn, MBA, CAE, executive vice president/CEO Amanda Edmondson, director of communications & marketing Kate Williams, communications designer Aaron Burch, communications specialist McKenna Byerley, PR & Membership Specialist ADVERTISING Amanda Edmondson, dir. of communications & marketing 736.6330, amanda.edmondson@glms.org LOUISVILLE MEDICINE is published monthly by the Greater Louisville Medical Society, 328 E. Main St. Louisville, Ky. 40202 (502) 589-2001, Fax 581-9022, www.glms.org. Articles to be submitted for publication in LM must be received on electronic file on the first day of the month, two months preceding publication. Opinions expressed herein are those of individual contributors and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Greater Lou- isville Medical Society. LM reminds readers this is not a peer reviewed scientific journal. LM reserves the right to make the final decision on all content and advertisements. Circulation: 4,000 Follow us on Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Vimeo JANUARY 2018 3