9/21/20    |    SALUTOGENIC EUDAIMONICS

9/21/20    |    SALUTOGENIC EUDAIMONICS

  Dear Members, In the meta-crisis of our time, despite the profound uncertainties that we face in nearly all directions, something is becoming increasingly clear:  Many essential aspects of our flourishing (or even survival) are contingent upon the depth and...
8/17/20    |    THE “10 HEARTBREAKS”

8/17/20    |    THE “10 HEARTBREAKS”

  Dear Members, Since earning my medical degree and pledging to uphold the code of the Hippocratic Oath in 1999, I have been flooded, flayed, buffeted, and gobsmacked by a sequence of events involving the patients who had entrusted their care to me.  I call them...
7/21/20    |    TOASTERS & TORNADOS

7/21/20    |    TOASTERS & TORNADOS

Why no one needs (or wants) insurance in primary care medicine.   Dear Members, Many people ask why we no longer accept insurance plans at Cloud Medical?  The reason is both simple and complex. We do not take our decision to disentangle our practice from...
6/8/20    |    A NEW NORTH STAR

6/8/20    |    A NEW NORTH STAR

  Dear Members, In these COVID-19 days, it’s as difficult as ever to make sense of the world. Are the pandemic, the global surge of protests against racial injustice, and the crisis of faith in many (if not all) of our established institutions inter-related in...
4/27/20    |    UPDATE ON COVID-19

4/27/20    |    UPDATE ON COVID-19

Photo credit:   Ben Ingham      Dear Members, A big thanks to all of those who participated in one of the first community-based testing programs of an outpatient population using fingerprick antibody assays in the US.  Due to a sudden drastic change in FDA...