Louisville Medicine Volume 66, Issue 2 - Page 5

In this Issue DEPARTMENTS 5  A MODEST PROPOSAL TO FEATURES 6  PRESIDENTS' CELEBRATION IMPROVE HEALTH LITERACY 2018 Wayne B. Tuckson, MD 10  STORIES FROM NICARAGUA 28 REFLECTIONS  OF GRADUATES 2018 CATCHING THE GOOD INFECTION Teresita Bacani-Oropilla, MD 29  GLMS ALLIANCE NEWS Manuel Grimaldi, MD 30 32 34 Goetz Kloecker, MD MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL….. Millicent Evans PHYSICIANS IN PRINT NEW REWARDS IN NICARAGUA WE WELCOME YOU ALLERGIES…OH REALLY?! PART 1 14  2018 RICHARD SPEAR, MD, F. Tolis Simon, MD THUNDERSTORM ASTHMA ESSAY WINNERS Mary G. Barry, MD ONE ANTIDOTE FOR BURNOUT- IS IT POSSIBLE? 33  IT’S JUST MY Cynthia Rigby, MD DOCTORS’ LOUNGE  AN EYE FOR A HAND John Lloyd, MD ON THE COVER 19  ALLERGIES  BACK SCRATCHES, CORNBREAD, AND UNSPENT LOVE: SACRIFICES I MADE TO BECOME A GOOD DOCTOR Natalie Miller, MD MARCH FLOWERS IN FEBRUARY Wes Sublett, MD DON'T GO NUTS: THE CURRENT VIEW OF FOOD ALLERGIES Suzanne McGee, MD DR. WHO? JONATHAN WEEKS, MD Aaron Burch GLMS BOARD OF GOVERNORS Rob Zaring, MD, MMM, MSHI BOARD CHAIR & AMA ALTERNATE DELEGATE Wayne Tuckson, MD, PRESIDENT Frank Burns, MD, PRESIDENT-ELECT Monalisa Tailor, MD, VICE PRESIDENT & KMA VICE SPEAKER Brian Sosnin, DO, TREASURER Valerie Briones-Pryor, MD, SECRETARY Erica Sutton, MD, AT-LARGE Alexandra Maki, MD, AT-LARGE Jeffrey Goldberg, MD, AT-LARGE Thomas Higgins, Jr., MD, AT-LARGE Patricia Purcell, MD, AT-LARGE Christopher Jones, MD, AT LARGE Bruce Scott, MD, KMA PRESIDENT-ELECT; AMA VICE SPEAKER & DELEGATE Bob Couch, MD, KMA SECRETARY/TREASURER & AMA ALTERNATE DELEGATE John Roberts, MD, KMA TRUSTEE Eric Lydon, MD, KMA ALT. TRUSTEE K. Thomas Reichard, MD, PRESIDENT, GLMS FOUNDATION Sarah Moyer, MD, MPH, DIRECTOR, DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH & WELLNESS Toni M. Ganzel, MD, MBA, DEAN, UOFL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Karyn Hascal, President, THE HEALING PLACE Debi McDonald, ALLIANCE PRESIDENT April Butler LOUISVILLE MEDICINE EDITORIAL BOARD Mary G. Barry, MD EDITOR Eliz abeth A. Amin, MD Tej Dhindsa, MD 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, [email protected] 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 JULY 2018 3