Lawrence Rifkin‘s writings on science, humanism, and medicine can be followed at lawrencerifkin.wordpress.com.
Posts by Lawrence Rifkin
Forget Punishment: God Had Nothing to Do with My HIV-Positive Patient
It didn't seem like my college-age patient Quincy had any idea what was in store when I entered the exam room. "Hi Dr. Rifkin,"... Read More
What about Hope?
The middle-aged woman in a dark red sweater looked withdrawn and forlorn. I had been answering questions from the audience after presenting a talk... Read More
Wonders, Not Miracles
As a pediatrician, I have a seemingly endless collection of hilarious stories. A toddler came in for a visit carrying along his security object—a... Read More